GRAVESANDES TREATISE ON NEWTON'S PHYSICS. GRAVESANDE, WILLEM JACOB 'S. Physices elementa mathematica, experimentis confirmata. Sive introductio ad philosophiam Newtoniam. Auctore Gulielmo Jacobo 'sGravesande. Tomus primus. Editio secunda, auctior & emendatior. Leyden, Petrus Vander Aa, 1725.
4to. 26 x 21 cm. (26), 345, (4) pp. Title printed with red and black and with engraved vignette. With 47 folding engraved plates.
Worn contemporary mottled full calf with gilt spine, minor holes in spine, worming on front board. Some negligible foxing. Faint damp in top corner pp. 333-340. Wormhole in top margin of the 2 last leaves. Library stamp of Soc. Jesu, Austria on title, hand-written label on front board inside.
All published of the second edition.
First edtion of Gravesande's (1688-1742) work was printed in 1720-21. His carefully designed experiments were of some importance for the acceptance of Newtonian physics.
NB! First volume only!
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