|aGalileo's instruments of credit :|btelescopes, images, secrecy /|cMario Biagioli.
|aChicago :|bUniversity of Chicago Press,|c2006.
|a302 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 271-284) and index.
|aFrom brass instruments to textual supplements -- Financing the aura: distance and the construction of scientific authority -- Replication or monopoly?: the Medicean stars between invention and discovery -- Between risk and credit: picturing objects in the making -- The supplemental economy of Galileo's book of nature -- Unintended differences.
|aGalilei, Galileo,|d1564-1642|xCriticism and interpretation.