London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
MORIN, Jean Baptiste (1583-1656). Famosi et antiqui problematis de telluris motu, vel quiete hactenus optata solutio. Paris: apud authorem, 1631. A few woodcut diagrams. [Bound with:] Responsio pro telluris quiete. Ad Iacobi Lansbergii ... apologiam pro telluris motu. Ibid., 1634. 2 works in one volume, 4° (218 x 163mm). (Rather browned and spotted throughout). Contemporary vellum.
FIRST EDITION of these two works 'proving' the immobility of the earth by Jean Baptiste Morin, polemicist and professor of mathematics at the Collège Royal.
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