hardcover. Name in ink on title, hole form in burn affecting part of printer's device. BOUND WITH: Colden, Cadwallader. Explication des Premieres Causes de l'Action dans la Matiere, et de la cause de la Gravitation. 2 works in 1 volume. Short 8vo, cont. calf (spine chipped at head). Paris, 1751.
Martine (1702-1741), was a Scottish physician, whose classic essays revived the study of clinical thermometry. Colden (1688-1776), was a botanist, writer, and lieutenant-governor of New York. His interest were broad, and he wrote on yellow fever, thermometry, meteorology and, as here, on gravitation.