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EULER, Leonhard (1707-1783); BREWSTER, David (1781-1868):

Published by New York: Harper & Brothers, 1833 [1838]. (1838)

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From: Ted Kottler, Bookseller (Redondo Beach, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1833 [1838]., 1838. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 1838 printing. Vol. I only. Frontispiece (folding), 386 pp. Original cloth. Very Good. The Family Library No. 55. English translation of Lettres a une Princesse d'Allemagne sur Divers Sujets de Physique & de Philosophie (1st French ed., 1768-68-72), a series of letters sent by Euler to the Princess of Anhalt-Dessau who Euler had tutored in physics. Printing and the Mind of Man (No. 196) notes: 'His 'Lettres à une Princess d'Allemagne' . . . had an immense success and profoundly influenced contemporary philosophy.' It ran to twelve editions in the original French, nine in English, six in German, four in Russian, and two in both Dutch and Swedish. There were also Italian, Spanish, and Danish editions. Vol. II of the edition offered here, also first published in 1833, was published that year as Vol. 56 in The Family Library under the J & J Harper imprint [there is a copy for sale online if someone wants to buy mine too and make a mixed set]; by 1838 it had changed to Harper & Brothers. In spite of its fame, this book is uncommon in all languages and all editions, even the Arno reprint. Seller Inventory # 23043

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Euler, Leonhard, With Notes And Life By David Brewster, Additional Notes By John Griscom

Published by J & J Harper, New York (1833)

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About this Item: J & J Harper, New York, 1833. Original Printed Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Figures (illustrator). First Edition. 436 Pp. Including Glossary At End. Original Printed Cloth. First American Edition, First Printing With1833 Date On Cover And On Title Page. Volume 2 Of 2 Only, But A Nice Complete Example. Light Wear With A Few Points Of Fraying. Ownership Information Of "Frank W. Smith, Cincinnati" In Pencil On Front Cover, And "Frank W. Smith / August 25 1893 / Station "C" /Cincinnati / Ohio" In Ink On Front Pastedown And Similar Info On Rear Pastedown. Seller Inventory # 025809

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Letters of Euler on Different Subjects in: Leonard Euler

Leonard Euler

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About this Item: 1833. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Euler, Leonard. Letters of Euler on Different Subjects in Natural Philosophy. Addressed to a German Princess. With notes and a life of Euler, b David Brewster, LL.D .containing a glossary of scientific terms. With additional Notes By John Griscom,LL.D. New York: J & J Harper, 82 Cliff Street 1833. (Harper's Family Library. No. LVI). Two volumes 386 and 436 pages. Printed cloth boards darkened with age, but otherwise very good. 12mo size, signed in sixes. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, etc. Fold-out map of the solar system with Uranus called “Georgium Sidus,” Herschel’s name. First American edition. Seller Inventory # ABE-1498135234431

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