LOT 464
SOLD €800,00

[Franciscus van Schooten/ Christiaan Huygens] F. van Schooten. Mathematische oeffeningen,

begrepen in vijf boecken.(...) Waer by gevought is een Tractaetm handelende van Reeckening in epeelen van geluck, door d'heer Christianus Hugenius.Desen druck vermeerdert met een korte verhandeling van de fondamenten der perspective. Printed by S. Leyden for G. van Goedesbergh in Amst.,(1659)-1660 or solely 1660, 544 p. num. ills., calculations, and tables in the text, contemp. overlapping vellum, 4to.

Lacks the divisional title of the "Eerste bouck" (that could have been dated 1659 or 1660); partly waterst.; a few quires misbound. Vellum wrinkled and a bit stained/ rubbed. Pages 487-500 comprise Huygens' "Van rekeningh in spelen van geluck", probably in first edition (p. 487-488 w. Huygens' dedication to Van Schooten, dated 27 april 1657). Pages (501) to 544 comprise the Tractaet der perspective (...) with its own title-p. dated 1660 and with the address of Severin Matthysz. at the end. Rare, hardly ever offered for sale.

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