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Title: Der Anfangs-Grunde aller Mathematischen Wissenschaften. Neue, verb. und verm. Aufl. Idem, Kurzer Unterricht von der vornehmsten Mathematischen Schriften....Ibid, idem, 1750.
Description: Franckfurt, Leipzig, Rengerischen Buchhandlung, 1750. Tog. 5 vols. in 4. W. front. portr., 121 fold. pls. Contemp. vell. (Small strip cut fr. front cover vol. IV, app. 1 inch.). (Tog., 1934, L. (Reg.); 178, XII (Reg.)., II (Bl.) pp.). (Sign in ink on t. pages.). Pogg. II, p. 1355/56 : DSB XIV, p. 482/4: ' At Halle, Wolff lectured on mathematics and algebra, building and fortification, as well as experimental and theoretical physics; ('...recommended for the later post by Leibniz...)' A glimpse of the kind of courses given may be obtained from... his popular handbook 'Anfangsgründe...' (1710)'. : Subjects dealt with in the 4 vols. are a.o. arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, artillery, fortification, mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, optica, perspective, astronomy, differentials and integrals.

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Price: EUR 475.00 = appr. US$ 516.25 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
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