De radiis visus et lucis in vitris perspectivis et iride tractatus / Marci Antonii de Dominis., per Ioannem Bartolum in lucem editus., in quo inter alia ostenditur ratio instrumenti cuiusdam ad clarè videndum, quæ sunt valde remota excogitati.

Title: 
De radiis visus et lucis in vitris perspectivis et iride tractatus / Marci Antonii de Dominis., per Ioannem Bartolum in lucem editus., in quo inter alia ostenditur ratio instrumenti cuiusdam ad clarè videndum, quæ sunt valde remota excogitati.
Author/Artist: 
De Dominis, Marco Antonio, 1560-1624.
Publisher: 
Venetiis : Apud Thomam Baglionum., 1611.
Description: 
[8], 78, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 21 cm. (4to)
Other Authors: 
Bartolus, Johannes.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
129128
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Rare Books
Call Number: 
QC353.D29 *
Variant Title: 
De radiis visvs et lvcis in vitris perspectivis et iride tractatus
Notes: 
Early work on the optics of the telescope and related optical phenomena, written in response to the publication of Galileo's Sidereus nuncius.
Contains early accounts of the Galilean telescope and the rainbow.
Isaac Newton refers to this book in his work "Opticks" (BIB 94325, QC353 .N56 1704 *).
Signatures: a⁴ A-K⁴.
Title vignette.
Notable Acquisition 2012.
Errata: p. [79].
Backer-Sommervogel, III, column 130 (no.1);
Riccardi, P. Bib. matematica, I, columns 447-448;
Grässe, II, p. 420;
Dict. scientific biog., IV, p. 158-159;
Lalande, J.J. Le F. de. Bib. astronomique, p. 156.
Purchase; Antiquarian Books (William Patrick Watson); 2012; 1000081212
Sent to photography June 2012 (photography no. 1000081212) (t.p. frontis., p. 1-6, 11-14, 16, 19-22, 24, 27-28, 31-32, 35-36, 39-40, 45-46, 48, 52, 55-58, 61, 63-64, 67, 72-73, 75).
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013.
Object/Material Note: 
P. 64 published in Acquisitions, within Notable acquisitions 2012: AI95675, p. 10 (#3) NK5102.C8 .C81n 2012.
T.p. published in Annual report 2012, The Corning Museum of Glass: AI94590, p. 10 (left).