Marcum-Michaelem Bousquet, 1744, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
ISAAC NEWTON. Opuscula Mathematica, Philosophica, et Philologica, Volumes 1 and 2, Lausanne and Geneva: Marcum-Michaelem Bousquet, 1744. Octavos, first edition, pp. xxxviii, 420, 31 folding plates; vi, 423, 32 folding plates, contemporary marbled boards half-bound in calf with morocco labels and evidence of library stickers on spines, all edges tinted red, extensive woodcut illustration, old library rubberstamps on title pages. Text in Latin; lacking Volume 3. First collected edition of Newton's works, collected by Johannes Castilleoneus. V.1 contains the Mathematica and some epistles, V2 has the Philosophica (with optics lectures). See Brunet 48, Babson Collection 9, Olschki VI 7424. Condition of these books: Covers rubbed at edges and bumped at corners, scattered foxing, overall good and sound. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2 volumes of the 3-volume set. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 18th century; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53703.