Update of 14/12/2018
At the moment it is possible to support with donations the restoration of the following books held in the Library of the Museo Galileo:
- Restoration of 17th-century works on the art of war and on the use of firearms
- Restoration of 17th-century works on measuring instruments and navigation
Pursuant to Article 1 of the "Art bonus" law, we give publicity of the donations received:
€ 3.660,00. The money, received in December 2018, was destined to the restoration of the work Relazioni dei viaggi in Toscana by Targioni Tozzetti, 1768-1779 (12 voll.).
€ 550,00. The money, received in December 2018, was destined to the restoration of the volume Saggi di naturali esperienze all’Accademia del Cimento (Napoli, 1714).
The money, received in December 2015, was destined to the restoration of 43 hand-colored geographical maps (86 c.) belonging to the volume: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas, sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura / primum a Gerardo Mercatore inchoatae, deinde a Iudoco Hondio piae memoriae ad finem perductae; iam vero multis in locis emendatae, et de novo in lucem editae. Editio decima. Amsterodam : sumptibus & typis aeneis Henrici Hondij, an.D. 1628.
The Museo Galileo is one of the subjects that can be recipients of donations pursuant to art. 38 of Law 342/2000.