Gingerich, Owen. THE BOOK NOBODY READ. Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus. Cr. 8vo, First U.K. Edition; pp. xiv, 306; 8 coloured plates, numerous b/w. illustrations & a few maps, 2 appendices, bibliographic notes, index; original papered boards; a fine copy in dustwrapper. London; William Heinemann; (2004).
***First published in the U.S. in 2004 by Walker Publishing Co. A fascinating account by an astronomer and book collector of his travels and researches on Nicolaus Copernicus' De Revolutionibus (of which he compiled an annotated census) and which Arthur Koestler most erroneously claimed was "the book nobody read". #33339

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