De Motu Corporis attracti in Centrum Immobile Viribus decrescentibus in ratione distantiarum reciproca duplicata in spatiis non resistentibus. Dissertatio
by [BOSCOVICH, Ruggero Giuseppe]
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. (Inventory #: 6104)
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