PHILOSOPHY -- DESCARTES, R. Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa ra

Lot 1272: PHILOSOPHY -- DESCARTES, R. Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa ra

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November 16, 2016, 1:30 PM CET
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Description: PHILOSOPHY -- DESCARTES, R. Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison & chercher la verité dans les sciences. Plus la dioptrique, les meteores, la mechanique, et la musique, qui sont des essais de cette methode. - With: Id. Traité de la méchanique. - Par., Ch. Angot, 1668. 2 parts. 303, (23);127, (1) pp. W. 2 diff. woodcut ti-vign. & num. woodcut ill. & diagrams. - Bound after: Id. Les principes de la philosophie. 4e éd. Rev. & corr. fort exactement p. Mr. CLR. Par., Th. Girard, 1681. (60), 477, (3) pp. W. engr. ti., 1 fold. table & sev. woodcuts. (20 engr. plates lack). - Tog. 3 in 1 vol. 4°. Cont. vellum. (A bit browned in places). Ad 1: The Discours de la Méthode, first published in Leyden in 1637, was the first extended presentation of the Cartesian system ("Je pense donc je suis"). - Printing and the Mind of Man, 129 (1637 original edition). - v. Otegem, p. 26ff; Guibert, p. 18ff. Ad 2: v. Otegem, p. 564ff; Guibert, p. 217ff. Ad 3: v. Otegem, p. 323ff; Guibert, p. 129ff. Estimated Price: € 1000
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