De Motu Corporis attracti in Centrum Immobile Viribus decrescentibus in ratione distantiarum reciproca duplicata in spatiis non resistentibus. Dissertatio. Ruggero Giuseppe BOSCOVICH.

Euler Corrected

De Motu Corporis attracti in Centrum Immobile Viribus decrescentibus in ratione distantiarum reciproca duplicata in spatiis non resistentibus. Dissertatio.

Jesuit woodcut vignette on title & one folding engraved plate. xxx pp., one leaf. Large 4to, attractive modern patterned paper over semi-stiff boards. Rome: “Typis Komarek,” 1743.

First edition of one of the author’s most important works in structural analysis and mechanics, in which “he corrects an error made by Euler.”–Whyte, R.J. Boscovich, p. 35 & p. 215 in the bibliography.

Fine copy. Mr. Honeyman did not own a copy of this work.

❧ D.S.B., II, p. 331–selecting this as one of his most significant works. Kurrer, The History of the Theory of Structures, pp. 718-19. Riccardi, I, 174.

Price: $4,750.00

Item ID: 6104

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