Item #36219 Horologium Oscillatorum. Christian HUYGENS.

Horologium Oscillatorum.

London: Dawsons, 1966. Facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1673, 4to, (ii), (xiv), 162 pp. Original cream cloth, faint mark to the head of the spine otherwise fine. A landmark work in science, this book contains the first mathematical analysis of a pendulum as well as examining motion along curves and centrifugal force. "...a work that ranks second only to the Principia of Newton and constitutes historically a necessary introduction to it" (Cajori). Item #36219

Price: £75.00

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