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Lot nr:1084
Book nr:28252
Author:MUSSCHENBROEK, Petrus van (vert.) - [MAGALOTTI, Lorenzo]
Title:Tentamina experimentorum naturalium captorum in academia del Cimento
Town:Lugduni Batavorum
Publisher:Verbeek
Year:1731
Description:2 parts in 1 vol. in-4to, [16], XLVIII, [12], 193 ; 192, [14] pp, illustrated with 32 folding engraved plates. Some foxing. Bound in full calf, spine richly gilt, hinges slightly rubbed, some loss of leather at top end of spine, red edges, marbled endleaves
Note:Early publication by the famous Dutch physician Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692-1761). Some subjects: screening action of iron p. 74; magnetic force transmitted through liquids p. 75; experiments with rubbed amber p. 81; discharging property of flames p. 87. Not in the Bakken. The plates represent all kinds of physical experiments. Ref. Bierens de Haan, 3490
Price:€500 - €700
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