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LJS 201 Evangelista Torricelli letter to Marin Marsenne

Title

Evangelista Torricelli letter to Marin Marsenne

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Call number

LJS 201
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

In Latin

Summary

Letter in Torricelli's cursive hand to Father Marin Mersenne, praising a lens owned by Ferdinando II, promising to send a lens he himself made, and discussing spherical geometry. Written from Florence, dated 9 January 1645, on a single paper leaf with a watermark of a bishop's miter. Tipped into a modern morocco binding with gilt title and erroneous date of 1649.

Extent

1 leaf : 275 x 201 mm

Support

Paper

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Fol. 1v
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