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Title: Het Regt Gebruik Der Werelt Beschouwingen, Ter Overtuigingen Van Ongodisten En Ongelovigen Aangetoont
Description: Amsterdam, Joannes Pauli. 1730, 5-Th. Edition. Full-Leather, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Book, Engr. frontisp. (xviii)PP. Fine engr. authors portrait by Pieter van Gunst after the painting by Valkenburg. Title printed in red and black, (xviii)-916 PP. 28 engr. fold. plts. 4to. Orig. full calf, richly gilded spine with raised bands. [with a vertical split] N. was physician at Purmerend and this is the fifth edition of his magnum opus, so called 'Antispinozaism'. Nieuwentijt wrote the present work to demonstrate the existence of God by teleological arguments. Never before had this been tried on such a scale, and none among his numerous imitators equaled his completeness.The finely engraved plates depicting all kinds of anatomical, physiological, mathematical, optical and astronomical figures.An English translation appeared already in the year 1719, with the title: THE RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHER: Or, the right Use of the Contemplation of the World, For the Conviction of Atheists and Infidels. A good copy with generous margins. See:Bierens de Haan nr. 3561. Fine/No Jacket.

Keywords: Nieuwentyt.

Price: EUR 490.00 = appr. US$ 532.56 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 2792

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