Physical Society

A collection of books relating to the history of physics
Galileo
Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti comprese in tre lettere Galileo Galilei (1613)

This collection was purchased from The Institute of Physics and the Physical Society in 1963. It contains c. 400 items relating to the history of physics, including many unusual 17th and 18th century printed books. The oldest book in the collection is a 1613 Galileo (illustrated here).

The full list of books can be viewed on the catalogue by going to the Advanced Search option and choosing 'Physical Society Collection' in the drop down menu of collections.

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