Author:Accademia del Cimento; Lorenzo MAGALOTTI (1637-1712)

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Saggi di Naturali Esperienze . . .

By: Accademia del Cimento; Lorenzo MAGALOTTI (1637-1712).

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Florence:, Gio: Filippo Cecchi, 1691.: 1691

Seller ID: S13100


Large 4to. [xv], CCLXIX, [20] pp. Half-title, title printed in red & black, title vignette, 75 copper engraved plates, numerous woodcut initials and head & tailpieces, index; prominent waterstains to corners, lacks the portrait of Cosimo (some copies have the portrait, others do not). Later quarter vellum, marbled boards, black leather gilt-stamped spine label, vellum tips. Very good. Second edition, first printed in 1666/7. This marvelous work contains descriptions of experiments on air-pressure, freezing of water, an early account of Torricelli's invention of the barometer, thermometer, ele... View more info

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Tentamina experimentorum naturalium captorum in Academia del cimento sub auspiciis Serenissimi Principis Leopoldi, Magni Etruriae Ducis.. . .

By: MUSSCHENBROEK, Petrus van (1692-1761); Lorenzo Magalotti, conte (1637-1712); Accademia del Cimento (Florence, Italy).

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum:, Joan. et Herm. Verbeek, 1731.: 1731

Seller ID: S13115


Two parts bound as one. 4to. [xvi], xlviii, [vii], 193, [1]; 192, [xiv] pp. Title printed in red & black, 32 engraved folding plates, 1 folding table, index; margin of p.99 trimmed [1 ¾ x 2"] away. some foxing, browning of leaves (title very browned) due to offsetting. Beautifully preserved original mottled calf, raised bands, gilt spine compartments, red leather spine label. Ownership mark on title of "Mr. Al. Liotard." Very good. FIRST EDITION, incorporating the first Latin edition of the Saggi di naturali esperienze (1667) prepared by the Accademia del Cimento, Florence, wit... View more info