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Practical science in the 18th century  

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Philosophia Utilis Et Jucunda, In Usum Studiosæ Juventutis Concinnata... Tomus II: Complectens Elementa Mathematum Quæ Ad Physicæ Integritatem Spectant... [bound with] ...Tomus III: Physica Exhibens...

Gordon, Andreas

Pedeponti prope Ratisbonam, vulgo Stadt am Hof

Impensis Joannis Gastl, Bibliopolæ



Volumes II & III (of 3). [6], 543, [2]; 228 [i.e. 328] (of [336]), [3] pp. With 36 (of 40?) folding engraved plates. (8vo) 16.3x10 cm (6½x4"), period calf.

The second and third volumes of a three-volume set on practical sciences, including hydraulics, perspective, optics, astronomy, military architecture, etc. Vol. II lacking 1 leaf in first signature, probably a blank; Vol. III lacking signature Y4 at end, before the index, but leaf X8v with "Finis".  Also, lacking 4, or perhaps 5, plates. Sold as is.

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Extremity wear to covers, joints cracked; good to very good.

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