Su[m]ma de arithmetica geometria proportioni et proportionalità. Luca PACIOLI, Lucas de...
The most influential work in the history of capitalism



Su[m]ma de arithmetica geometria proportioni et proportionalità.


[Colophon:] Venice: Paganinus de Paganinis, 10-20 November 1494.

First edition, first issue (see below), very rare, this is a remarkable copy in entirely original condition and with a distinguished provenance, having been in the famous Giustiniani family from publication to the present day. The Summa is a work of enormous importance on several levels. It is the first mathematical encyclopaedia.....

Price: $1,350,000.00
Opticks: or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two...
THE FIRST EDITION OF NEWTON’S OPTICKS - THE EARLIEST OF THE SIX KNOWN AUTHOR’S PRESENTATION COPIES



Opticks: or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two...


London: Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, Printers to the Royal Society, at the Prince’s Arms in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1704.

First edition, first issue, and a superlative copy, presented by Newton to his close friend and collaborator Nicolas Fatio de Duillier, with an inscription recording the gift in Fatio’s hand and with his ink and pencil annotations in.....

Price: $750,000.00
Collection of 50 original patents. Nikola TESLA
50 TESLA PATENTS RECORDING HIS INVENTION OF RADIO, WIRELESS, POWER TRANSMISSION, ROBOTICS, ARC-LIGHTING, ETC., ETC.



Collection of 50 original patents.


Washington DC: Norris-Peters Co., 1886-1914.

An extraordinary collection of patents from Tesla’s most fruitful period, comprising almost half of all the patents granted to him. The collection includes Tesla’s patent (645,576) for the invention of radio, one of the key technological inventions of the last century – this was disputed by Marconi, but almost half a century later the US.....

Price: $150,000.00
Dialogo. dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del...
With a hitherto unknown manuscript version of Galileo’s Letter to Christina



Dialogo. dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi...


Florence: Landini, 1632.

First edition; all of the errata found on the errata leaf have been meticulously corrected in the text by the owner, who in assembling the volume discarded the errata leaf and added the additional texts as detailed below. The frontispiece is an excellent early impression with rich black tones, printed on thick paper as were all the.....

Price: $225,000.00
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