• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 254

    MEDICINE & SCIENCE -- SIMPSON, Thomas (1710-1761). The Doctrine and Application of Fluxions. London: J. Nourse, 1750. 2 volumes, 8° (195 x 123mm). Diagrams and tables. (Tiny marginal hole to dedication, short marginal tear to errata/ads leaf in vol. 2, marginal light dampstain to first 4 leaves of preface in vol. 1, variable light browning.) Contemporary calf (extremities lightly rubbed, tiny chip to fore-edge of rear cover of vol. 1, covers lightly rubbed and soiled). Provenance: Edward Johnson (contemporary ownership inscription and initials to titles).

    Price Realised  

    MEDICINE & SCIENCE -- SIMPSON, Thomas (1710-1761). The Doctrine and Application of Fluxions. London: J. Nourse, 1750. 2 volumes, 8° (195 x 123mm). Diagrams and tables. (Tiny marginal hole to dedication, short marginal tear to errata/ads leaf in vol. 2, marginal light dampstain to first 4 leaves of preface in vol. 1, variable light browning.) Contemporary calf (extremities lightly rubbed, tiny chip to fore-edge of rear cover of vol. 1, covers lightly rubbed and soiled). Provenance: Edward Johnson (contemporary ownership inscription and initials to titles).

    FIRST EDITION of this complete revision of the 1735 publication of A New Treatise of Fluxions. Wallis 735SIM50. (2)


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