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Della natura de' fiumi. Trattato fisico-matematico. In cui si manifestano le principali proprietà de fiumi, se n'indicano molte sin'hora non conosciute, e si dimostrano d'una maniera facile le cause delle medesime
Antonio Pisarri, Bologne 1697 - In-4. [209 x 149 mm] Collation : frontispice, (12), 375, (1) pp., 15 planches h.-t. Veau moucheté, dos à nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.). First edition. Illustrated by one frontispice and 15 engraved folding plates. "Guglielmini's major work and one of the most important hydraulic works of its time. The book discusses the nature of rivers and their parts, the motion of water, confluents and estuaries, banks, and materials and application. The historic preface quotes Galileo, Torricelli, Castelli, Mariotte, Viviani, Varignon, Newton, Johann Bernoulli, Poleni and Grandi." Bibliotheca Mechanica, 151. Fine copy in contemporary binding. From the Earls of Maccesfields' famous library, with armorial bookplate and Shirburn Castle blindstamp on first three leaves. Première édition. Elle est illustrée par un frontispice allégorique et 15 belles planches dépliantes. Bon exemplaire en reliure de l'époque. Provenance : Earls of Maccesfields. [Attributes: First Edition]
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