Collection Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Signatures: A-C⁴ D⁶ E-G⁴. Contains both woodcut and engraved illustrations; moon illustrations from Galileo's own drawings. Vendor: Jonathan A. Hill.
- Contributor: Galilei, Galileo
- Date: 1610
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M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page : which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all ...
Each treatise, except that on arithmetic, has a special title page. Signatures: A-3B⁸ 3C⁸(-C5,6,7,8+chi⁴) 3D-3E⁸. The chi cancellans signed "Bbb3", "Bbb4". Pages 761-768 on cancellans foliated 371, 372, 375, 374. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 36 STC (2nd ed.) 3149 One of the folded plates is a table. Mounted ill. on p. 775. Three volvelles (p. 315, 720, 744). LC copy imperfect: one ...
- Contributor: Blundeville, Thomas
- Date: 1613
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A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
- Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth