1731 · Leiden:
by MUSSCHENBROEK, Petrus van (1692-1761).
Leiden:: Joan et. Herm. Verbeek, 1731., 1731. 2 books bound as 1. 8vo. , xlviii, , 193, , 192,  pp. 32 folding plates, index, title printed in red and black. Full blind-stamped vellum, raised bands. Bookplate of David P. Wheatland. Very good. Musschenbroek was best known as the inventor of the Leyden Jar, the original capacitor/battery. He published numerous books during his lifetime, most of them taken from his lectures on natural philosophy, mathematics, and physics. REFERENCES: Wheeler 276.
(Inventory #: SW1573)