A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at


November 2022

IN PERSON Boston International Book Fair this week!

Please Visit My Stand #427 200 early books Middle ages, Renaissance, Early modern Fascicule XL 15th and 16th century books click to follow link Fascicule XLI 17th and 18th Century books On displayed and offered at the 2022... Continue Reading →

Galileo’s “Starry Messenger” and Kepler’s “Dioptrice” Two of the Most Important Books in Early Observational Astronomy

Gassendi, Pierre (1592-1655); Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642); Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630) Petri Gassendi Institutio Astronomica: Juxta Hypotheseis tam Veterum quàm Recentiorum. Cui accesserunt Galilei Galilei Nuncius Sidereus; et Johannis Kepleri Dioptrice. Tertia editio prioribus Correctior. London: Henry Dickinson, 1683                                     […]

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