Apr 03, 2014 - Sale 2343

Sale 2343 - Lot 64

Price Realized: $ 219
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EULER, LEONHARD. Lettres à une Princesse d'Allemagne, sur Divers Sujets de Physique et de Philosophie . . . Nouvelle Édition . . . revue et augmentée de Diverses Notes, par J.-B. Labey. Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume 1; 10 folding engraved plates. lviii, 530, [2]; [4], 598, [1] pages, including half-titles and errata leaves. 2 volumes. 8vo, 207x127 mm, contemporary russia gilt, joints partly cracked, Volume 2 spine damaged at top; moderate to heavy foxing. 19th-century armorial bookplates of Comte Frédéric de Pourtalès. Paris: Courcier et Bachelier, 1812

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Widely translated and reprinted popularization of the principles of mechanics, optics, acoustics, and astronomy, first published in 1768-72. DSB IV, 471; Eneström 343SUPERSCRIPT5, 344SUPERSCRIPT5; Houzeau & Lancaster 8897.