Autograph notes, 1611 Jan. 14-25.

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Record ID: 
102153
Accession number: 
MA 1064.1
Author: 
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Credit: 
Purchased, 1928.
Description: 
1 item (1 p.) ; 26.6 cm
Notes: 

Written on the wrapper of a letter addressed to Galileo.
Paper has watermark of a rampant lion in shield with initials V B and S T; presumably German or Dutch paper per Paul Needham, 2010.
Housed in a box with letters of Brahe, Newton and Robert Hooke.
High reserve.

Summary: 

Being astronomical observations recording data on the satellites of Jupiter.

Provenance: 
Purchased from G. Wells in 1928.