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Title: Matheseos ac philosophiae naturalis in Academia Lugduno - Batava candidati, Responsio ad quaestionem astronicam ... A. MDCCCXXIV. propositam: Quaestio: Determinetur Vis, qua corpus e Luna sit projiciendum in tellurem, ut et Tempus, quod impenderet illud corpus ad hanc viam absolvendam.
Description: (Lugduni Batavorum, S. & J. Luchtmans), 1825. 4to. W. 1 engr. fold. plate at the end ['Di Veelwaard Junior sculp.']. Contemp. blank paper covers, a few chips to the spine. Some light surface soiling towards the edges of the covers. [A-C4, D1]. (25, I (blank) pp.). (Large paper copy; uncut, partially unopened.). Good copy in very good original condition. Verdam's answer to a mathematical problem posed in 1824 regarding the moon's position and influence on the earth. The 'Responsio'appeared in the same year that Verdam defended his thesis (on the construction and implementation of dikes) at Leiden in 1825. Bierens de Haan, item 4982: Mannoury, Cat. Wiskundig Genootschap, p. 342:

Keywords: astronomy physics dissertation lunar

Price: EUR 180.00 = appr. US$ 195.63 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 8002