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BULLIALDUS, ISMAEL. Astronomia philolaica. Paris: Simeonis Piget, 1645. Numerous diagrams in text. Folio, disbound, lacks lower cover; title-page loose, ex-library copy (Bibliotheque Publique de Geneve) with stamp on title verso. Brunet I:1388; See Honeyman VII, 3195.
A most important figure between Keppler and Newton. He suggested that an increase in square force was required to explain planetary motion. See DSB.
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