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ArithmÃ©tique universelle de Newton, traduite - Newton, I - 1802. 
- Paris, Bernard, An X, 1802. Two volumes in two. 4to (26.5 x 19.5 cm). xxiv, 252; 257 pp., 14 engraved folding plates (eleven in volume I, three in volume II). Contemporary uniform full calf with gilt tooled borders and gilt stamp of the "Prix du Concours gÃ©nÃ©ral de l'Academie de Paris" on both boards of both volumes. Spines with gilt floral vignettes and titles, floral borders and floral dentelles, marbled flyleaves, all edges gilt.l "Il serait superflu de vanter le mÃ©rite d'un Ouvrage de MathÃ©matiques sorti des mains du Grand Newton" (Prelim. p. i). Rare first French edition of his "Arithmetica Universalis" published originally in 1707 by Newton's assistant William Whiston and based on his algebraic lectures given at Cambridge during the years 1673-1683. In a beautiful binding with some wear to front panels and minor expert repairs. Small paper restoration on the title and first 12 pp. of volume 1 and some faint brown spots. Overall a very good copy. Brunet IV, 49; Gray, 286. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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