Geostatica

France: Late 17th-early 18th cen. Contemporary mottled calf. Rare original manuscript. 4to Contemporary mottled calf, raised bands, panels with floral gilt decorations, gilt title on leather label in upper panel. Loss to ends of spine; hinges cracked at ends, cords sound. Collation: 110 leaves with numerous hand drawn diagrams. This is a detailed Latin manuscript from France on solid and fluid mechanics presented in propositions, questions and supporting information and illustrations. This manuscript was made at the time when findings and views of Newton built on Galileo and other earlier scientists was circulating. The anonymous author focuses on the areas of physic dealing with forces of nature and how to explain and use them with different devices that he illustrates. Illustrated Latin manuscript from France on solid and fluid mechanics presented in propositions, questions and supporting information. $9,000 USD. Very Good. Item #0000454

Price: $7,500.00

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