Le Systeme du Monde, selon les trois Hypotheses, ou conformement aux loix de la Mechanique l'on explique dans la supposition du mouvement de la Terre.

Paris: guill, 1675. First. hardcover. Les apparences des Astres, la fabrique du Monde, la formation des Plantes, La Lumiere, la Pesanteur, etc. Illustrated with numerous woodcut figures and diagrams. Short thick 12mo. Contemporary calf covered in patterned paper (very worn with covers detached but block still firmly sewn -- needs rebinding). Paris, Guill. Deesprez, 1675. poor.

First and only edition of this very enlightening statement of the universe and its motion as understood at this time. This little known book which discusses the motion of the moon, planets and transmissions of light, deserves further study today.

Price: $400.00

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