SIDEREUS NUNCIUS. Galileo Galilei.


Turin: Black Letter Press, 2019. Limited Edition (250 copies). Measures: 100x160mm

Pages: 163 Pp

Binding: Sewn, Convex Spine, Linen Hardcover with embossing

Paper: 115g, cream white paper

Languages: Latin and English. new. Item #5558066

In 1609, Galileo constructed the first powerful telescope and started observing the heavens, which led to many monumental discoveries. He published his initial findings on the moon and the stars in a short treatise titled "Sidereus Nuncius" ("Sidereal Messenger").

The new Black Letter Press edition holds both Latin and English translation in one Book. The small hardcover is bound in Linen and is embossed with a circle, that reminds to a view through the telescope. In the circle you see Galileo's drawings of the Pleiades star cluster.

Edited and Layout by Alice Winkler.

Price: $40.00

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