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Perrault Essais de physique Vol. I 1680  

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Title:
Essais de physique, ou Recueil de plusieurs traitez touchant les choses naturelles. Tome I
Author:
Perrault, Claude
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Chez Jean Baptiste Coignard
Date:
1680
Description:

Vol. I (of 4) only. [24], 351 pp. With woodcut illustrations. (12mo) 16x9 cm. (6¼x3½"), period calf, spine gilt. First Edition.

Claude Perrault (1613-1688) is best known as the architect of the eastern range of the Louvre Palace in Paris, but he also achieved success as a physician and anatomist, and as an author, writing several treatises on physics and natural history, of which this is one.

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Condition:
Joints cracked; ink notation on title-page, minor marginal worming towards the rear, very good.
 
Item number:
213658a
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