London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
L'HOSPITAL, Guilllaume-François-Antoine de (1661-1704). Analyse des infiniment petits, pour l'intelligence des lignes courbes. Paris: F. Montalant, 1715. 4° (243 x 180mm). 11 folding engraved plates (some browning and a little foxing). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine, tan morocco lettering piece. Provenance: Paolo Celesia (near-contemporary purchase inscription on an endpaper). Second edition of the first text-book of differential calculus.
CAUCHY, Augustin Louis (1789-1857). Résumés analytiques. Turin: imprimerie royale, 1833. 4° (252 x 203mm). (A little very light foxing). Later 19th-century green morocco-backed boards (rubbed, head of spine worn). Provenance: Bibliotheca S. Agostinho (library stamp on title). FIRST EDITION.
And an imperfect copy of Petrus van Musschenbroek's Elementa physicae (Leiden, 1741). (3)
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