Auction 349 Old & Rare Books - Natural History - Science - Medicine
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's GRAVESANDE, W.J. Wiskundige grondbeginselen der natuurkunde, door proef-ondervindingen gestaafd ofte inleiding tot de Newtoniaansche wysbegeerte (...) Uit het Latyn, naar de derde, en dubbeld vermeerde uitgaave, vert. d. J. Engelman. Leyden, J.A. Langerak and J. & H. Verbeek, 1743. 2 parts (= all publ.) in 1 vol. lxxviii, 386 pp. W. 44 fold. engr. plates. 4°. Cont. blindtooled vellum w. raised bands. (Bind. a bit warped, name entry on ti., a bit browned/foxed in places).

Rare first Dutch edition of the Physices Elementa Mathematica, Experimentis Confirmata (first published 1720-1721), of which only the first volume was published. The translation was done by Jan Engelman and was based on the 3rd revised Latin edition which was published by Langerak and Verbeek in 1742. - Cf. Bierens de Haan 1807, Honeyman Coll. 1541 (1st Latin ed.) and Poggendorff I, 944.

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