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Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Salusbury; Johannes Kepler; Paolo Antonio Foscarini; Diego López de Zúñiga; Bendetto Castelli; Ottavio Corsini; Galileo Galilei
|Notes:||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 2 v., 1661-1665. It is rarely found complete, as most of the copies of v. 2 were destroyed in the great fire of London. Cf. Drake, Stillman. 'Introduction' in: Mathematical collections and translations. London : Dawsons, 1967.
Signatures: *-²*⁴(*4, ²*1, ²*4 signed '*2', '*3', '*3', respectively) A-3R⁴ 3Q².
|Description:||2 pts. in 1 volumes (, 503, ; , 118,  pages,  folded leaves of plates) : illustrations ; 35 cm (fol.)|
|Contents:||(from t. p.) t. 1, 1st pt. I. Galileus Galilens, his System of the world / [Inglished from the original Italian copy, by Thomas Salusbury]. II. Galileus, his epistle to the Grand Dutchesse mother ... III. Johannes Keplerus, his reconcilings of scripture texts, &c. IV. Didacus à Stunica, his reconcilings ... V.P.A. Foscarinus, his epistle to Father Fantonus ... --
t. I, 2nd 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 ... IV. D. Corsinus, his relation of the state of the inundations, &c.
|Responsibility:||by Thomas Salusbury ...|