14 June 2006,
Price realised USD 1,800
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
EULER, Leonhard (1707-1783). Theoria motuum planetarum et cometarum. Berlin: Ambrose Haude, 1744.
4o (248 x 197 mm). Engraved frontispiece and 4 folding engraved plates. (Some spotting and dampstaining.) Contemporary wrappers, uncut (spine perishing).
FIRST EDITION of Euler's first treatise on astronomy that introduced new methods of investigating planetary perturbations. This copy lacks A4, which presumably is a cancel.
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