Celestial Worlds Discover'd: or, Conjectures Concerning the Inhabitants, Planta and Productions of the Worlds in the Planets [Cosmotheoros].
by HUYGENS, Christian (1629-1695).
New York:: Classics of Science Library, 1996., 1996. Small 8vo. , vi, 160,  pp. Tan blind- and gilt-stamped leather, a.e.g. Fine. Huygens was an astronomer, scientist, and mathematician, and one of the earliest proponents of probability theory. He was friends with both Galileo and Descartes. Celestial Worlds contains his speculations concerning heavenly bodies, including some of the first published speculations regarding the possibility or probability of extraterrestrial life.
(Inventory #: SW1496)
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