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Collection Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond

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    M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the...

    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 ESTC S102703 One of the folded plates is a table. Mounted ill. on p. 775. Three volvelles (p. 315, 720, 744). LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Blundeville, Thomas - Mercator, Gerhard - Plancius, Petrus - Blagrave, John - Stansby, William - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (library of Congress) - English Printing Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1613

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    Harmonices Mundi.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously. Books 1, 4 and 5 have special t.p. included in pagination.

    • Contributor: Kepler, Johannes
    • Date: 1619

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    Sidereus nuncius

    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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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Be...

    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

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