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Pook & Pook Inc. auction house was founded by Ronald and Debra Pook in 1984 out of the Pook’s thriving antique business, which they began a decade earlier. Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Pook & Pook, Inc.’s offices are approximately thirty-five minutes west of Philadelphia, in an old stone...Read more
Aug 17, 2022
Istoria E Dimostrazioni Intorno Alle Macchie Solari, Galileo Galilei, first edition, printed in Rome by Giacomo Mascardi, 1613, with thirty-eight full page engravings of sunspots, containing Galileo's discovery of sunspots and also his observation that the sun rotated on a fixed axis, bound in vellum with old paper label on spine, with protective cover and slip case, 9" x 6 5/8". Provenance: From the Collection of Dr. Fin Sparre, Wilmington, DE.Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot.
In-house shipping ("Competitive in-house shipping available," in the lot description.) We prefer not to split ship lots on one invoice between multiple shippers. In addition, we do not ship orders of more than 5 multiple item lots or 10 single item lots. Please contact Hannah Barchuk via email at email@example.com to give consent for Pook & Pook to ship your items. For shipment of orders not eligible for in-house shipping, the following companies have offered their services: For shipment of small to medium items, please contact one of the following 1. The Packaging Store firstname.lastname@example.org (215) 361-6940, fax: (215) 361-6941 2. Mail N More Plus email@example.com 3. Philadelphia Mailroom firstname.lastname@example.org (215) 745-1100 For shipment of large items (furniture, sculptures, etc.), the following companies have offered their services: 1. Craters and Freighters in Perkiomenville, PA www.cratersandfreighters.com email@example.com (610) 397-0488 2. Mt. Everest Moving Company in Ephrata, PA everestmoving.com firstname.lastname@example.org (717) 314-7647 All items must be picked up, or shipping arrangements made, within two weeks of the day of sale. NOTE: Items left here more than two weeks will incur storage fees at a rate of $5.00 per lot per day (this rate applies to all items regardless of size or value).