Mathematics

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Analysis m...
Bernoulli, J.
Analysis magni problematis isoperimetrici.
Leipzig, J. Gross, T. Fritsch & F. Groschuf, 1701. Small 4to (18.5 x 16.0 cm). 16 pp. [numbered 213-228]. Contemporary full blind vellum. Red edges.
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€1,200.00
The first correct solution of the isoperimetric problem
Astronomis...
Bessel, F. W.
Astronomische Untersuchungen. Erster Band [AND] Zweiter Band. [Complete].
Königsberg in Preussen, Gebrüder Bornträger, 1841-1842. Two volumes in one (26.5 x 21.9 cm). 4to. viii, 314; iv, 308 pp. Contemporary style marbled boards. Red morocco label with gilt title on the spine.
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€950.00
Bessel's rare astronomical and mathematical heritage - personally selected
Pensées cr...
[Cartaud de La Vilate, F.]
Pensées critiques sur les mathematiques. Ou l'on propose divers préjugés contre ces sciences, à dessein d'en ébranler la certitude, & de prouver qu'elles ont peu contribué à la perfection des beaux arts.
Paris, Gabriel Valleyre fils, 1733. Small 8vo (16.1 x 9.3 cm). Half-title, title page with engraved vignette; [viii], 377, [iii] pp., several mathematical figures in the text. Contemporary full speckled calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments rich gilt with floral patterns; small red, gilt-bordered morocco label with gilt short title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.
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€450.00
Rare polemic against French mathematicians, and mathematics in general
Mémoire su...
Cauchy, A.L.
Mémoire sur les intégrales définies [AND] Mémoire sur la theorie de la propagation des ondes a la surface d'un fluide pesant...
Paris, Academie des Sciences, 1827. 4to (25.5 x 20.0 cm). In a fine contemporary full calf binding. Spine with five raised bands, red and black morocco title vignettes and gilt floral patterns; boards with dentelles; lightly red-speckled edges.
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€1,500.00
Two beautiful mathematical works in a ditto contemporary binding
Miscellane...
Clairaut, J. B., a.o.
Miscellanea Berolinensia ad incrementum scientiarum ex scriptis Societati Regiae Scientiarum exhibitis. Edita, continuatio III, sive Tomus IV. Cum figuris et indice materiarum.
Berolini, Johann Andreas Rüdiger, 1734. Small 4to (20.5 x 16.0 cm). vi, 405 pp.; 11 mostly folded engraved plates. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments rich gilt, red morocco label with gilt title. Edges speckled red.
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€1,250.00
A fine collection of astronomical, geographical, mathematical and other researches
Teutsch-re...
Euclid [A. E. B. V. Pirkenstein (ed.)]
Teutsch-redender Euclides oder Acht Bücher von denen Anfängen der Mess-Kunst. Auff eine neue und gantz leichte Art zu Nutzen Allen generalen Ingeniern Natur- und Warheit-kündigern Bau-Meistern Künstlern und Handwerckern in Teutscher Sprach eingerichtet und bewiesen durch A. E. B. V. P.
Wienn in Oestereich [Vienna], Philipp Fiebets, 1694. 4to (20.3 x 15.8 cm). Title page in red and black; [ii (preface)], 275 pp., numerous wood engraved illustrations, and wood engraved tailpieces in the text. Contemporary full blind vellum with four green cloth thongs.
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€1,200.00
Euclid, visually explained to 17th-century Germans
Encyclopéd...
[Games - Mathematics]
Encyclopédie méthodique. Dictionnaire des jeux, faisant suite au tome III des mathématiques. [AND] Dictionnaire des jeux familiers, ou des amusemens de société; faisant suite au dictionnaire des jeux, annexé au tome III des mathématiques. [AND] Dictionnaire des jeux mathematiques, contenant l'analyse, les recherches, les calculs, les probabilités & les tables numériques, publiés par plusiers célèbres mathématiciens, relativement aux jeux de hasard & combinaisions; et suite du dictionnaire des jeux.
Paris, Pancoucke, 1792. 4to (25.4 x 19.0 cm). Title page, iii, 316 pp., 16 engraved plates; Paris, Agasse, An V (1798 or 1799). Half-title, engraved title page, ii [erroneously numbered viii], 172 pp.; Paris, H. Agasse, An VII (1801 or 1802). viii, 212 pp., numerous text engravings. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with five raised bands, Louis XVI style gilt bands and vignettes, and brown morocco label with gilt title.
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€3,000.00
The rare complete, illustrated game and game-theory part of the famous Encyclopédie Méthodique
Fundamenta...
Jacobi, C. G. J.
Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum.
Königsberg, Gebrüder Bornträger, 1829. Large 4to (26.1 x 21.3 cm). vi, 191 pp., one large folded chart. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornamental bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.
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€600.00
The foundation of the theory of elliptic functions by the German mathematician Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Acta Helve...
Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others
Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-V.
Basel, Johann Rudolph Im-Hof, 1751-1762. Five volumes in two. 4to (20.0 x 16.5 cm). Titles in red and black. 1764 pp. [I(1751) (vi), 104, 72; II(1755) (iv), 272; III(1758)(iv), 442; IV(1760) (viii), 412, (x); V(1762): (vi), 424]; 57 folded engraved plates and two folded tables. Uniform contemporary full calf. Spines with four raised bands, tan morocco labels with black titles. All edges red.
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€1,000.00
The most important Swiss scientific journal
Acta Helve...
Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others
Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-II.
Basel, J. R. Im-Hof, 1751-1755. Two volumes in one. 4to (19.6 x 16.0 cm). Title pages in red and black. 458 pp. [I (1751): vi, 104, 72; II (1755): iv, 272]; 18 [I: 6; II: 12] engraved plates, and one folded table. Near contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands, compartments with black floral patterns and title. Speckled edges. In a transparent sleeve.
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€500.00
The rare start of the first Swiss scientific journal
Darstellun...
[Lehmann, J. G.]
Darstellung einer neuen Theorie der Bezeichnung der schiefen Flächen im Grundriss oder der Situationszeichnung der Berge.
Leipzig, Johann Benjamin Georg Fleischer, 1799. 8vo (19.6 x 12.0 cm). xx, 172 pp., four large, folded, engraved plates. Contemporary full tree calf. Spine with morocco label with gilt ornamental lines and title. Edges pale yellow.
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€500.00
An important work on cartography, geomorphology and trigonometry in fine condition
G. G. Leib...
Leibniz, G. W.
G. G. Leibnitii Responsio ad Dn. Nic. Fatii Duillerii imputationes. Accessit nova Artis Analyticae promotio specimine indicata, dum designatione per numeros assumtitios loco literarum, Algebra ex Combinatoria Arte lucem capit. (Pages 198-208, in: Acta Eruditorum).
Lipsiae, J. Grossius, 1700. Small 4to (19.6 x 15.8 cm). pp. 198-208, in the complete volume for the year 1700, containing a total of 586 pp., and ten plates. Contemporary vellum binding with leather title label and gilt lettering.
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€1,800.00
The Leibniz versus Newton controversy over the invention of calculus