Francisci Leverae Romani. Prodromus universae astronomiae restitutae de anni solaris, & siderei, ac dierum magnitudine in omni Aeuo, & de reliquis periodis, motibus, & circulationibus solaribus adminrandis...

Romae: ex typographia Angeli Bernabo, 1663. First edition, folio, pp. [8], 417, [15] index; copper-engraved frontispiece trimmed to the image (apparently no loss); woodcut initials and ornaments (one partially hand-colored in sepia), tables in the text; 1674 ownership inscription on title page, old library rubberstamps on title page; title page loosening at the bottom; bound with: Palazzi, Pietro, Novae ephemerides motuum solis ab anno 1664 usque ad annum 1670 completum ... ad longitudinem almae urbis supputatae..., [same imprint], 1664, pp. [12], [12], 60, [4] index; woodcut initials and ornaments, tables in the text; bound with: Levera, Francesco, De inerrantium stellarum viribus..., [same imprint], 1664, pp. [6], 7-105, [7] index; tables in the text, woodcut initials and ornaments; bound with: Muto, Savinio, Dialogus contra duas hic transcriptas epistolas nuper editas in prodromum Francisci Leverae..., [same imprint], 1664, pp. [2], 63, [1]; woodcut initials and ornamnets; together 4 titles in 1 volume, full contemporary blindstamped pigskin, clasps preserved, but one brass catch is not; edges stained blue; a very good, sound copy. Levera (1628-1668) was a Italian astronomer, philosopher, and theologian. Item #53294

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