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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Salusbury; Galileo Galilei; Johannes Kepler; Diego Lopez de Zuñiga; Paolo Antonio Foscarini; Benedetto Castelli; Ottavio Corsini
|Notes:||Collation; pt. 1: 7 p. ℓ., 503,  p.; pt. 2: 7 p. ℓ., 118,  p.
On t.p. of pt. 2 the words "The second tome. The second part" should read "The first tome. The second part."
Half-title: Mathematical collections and translations: in two tomes.
The work was published in two volumes, 1661-65. It is rarely found complete, as most of the copies of vol. 2 were destroyed in the great fire of London.
|Description:||2 parts in 1 volume illustrations, 4 folded leaves of plates, diagrams 35 cm|
|Contents:||t. I, 1st pt. I. Galileus Galileus, his System of the world. II. Galileus, his epistle to the Grand Dutchesse mother concerning the authority of Holy Scripture in philosophical controversies. III. Johannes Keplerus, his reconcilings of Scripture texts, &c. IV. Didacus à Stunica, his reconcilings of Scripture texts, &c. V.P.A. Foscarinus, his epistle to Father Fantonus, reconciling the authority of Scripture, and judgments of divines alledged against this system.--t. I, 2d pt. I.D. Benedictus Castellus, his Discourse of the mensuration of running waters. II. His geometrical demonstrations of the measure of running waters. III. His letters and considerations touching the draining of fenns, diversions of rivers, &c. IV. D. Corsinus, his relation of the state of the inundations, &c. in the territories of Bologna, and Ferrara.|
|Responsibility:||By Thomas Salusbury, esq.|