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Title: Méthode pour la mesure des surfaces, la dimention des solides, leurs centres de pesanteur, de percussion et d'oscillation. Par l'application du Calcul intégral.
Description: Paris, Chez Durand, Libraire, rue Saint Jacques, à S. Landry & au Griffon, 1750. 4to. W. woodc. vign. on printed title, woodc. head-piece on aii recto, woodc. end-piece on a iv verso, engr. vign. [13 x 6 cm] on A1recto ['Radigues Sculp.'] & 4 fold. engr. pls. ate the end ['Haussard sculp.']. Good contemp. full marbl. clf., spine elaborate floral giltt. (somewhat faded.). (Lower cover w. gilt Royal (French) armorial supralibros [Encartelé, Crown, 2 eagles, 'H'surrounded on 3 sides by crown, central 'Taurus'image) somewhat faded.). (Upper outer hinge split over 4 cm; corners & edges of covers rubb.; 1 corner dam.; [a4, b2, A-O4, P2]. (XII, 116 pp.). (Beautiful marbled endp.). Good copy. Second edition, posthumously published [First edition 1700].: DSB vol. IX, p. 50 [under Malebranche]: 'In the 5th edition of the 'Recherche de la verité'(1700), Malebranche replaced all the mathematical references he had previously given with L'Hospitals "analyse" and a work on integral calculus that his former secretary, Louis Carré, had just completed from material in the Archives of the Oratory...': Hoefer, vol. VIII, p. 862: '...une application simple et aisée du calcul intégral': Comp. Poggendorff, vol. I, p. 384: Comp. Roller & Goodman, vol. I, p. 208 [1st ed. 1700]: Sotheran, Bibl. Chemico-mathematica, vol. I, item 704 [ed. 1700]: 'The first complete work on the integral calculus'.:

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- Book number: 8592