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Systeme of the world in four dialogues
Geometrical demonstrations of the measure of running waters
Mathematical discourses and demonstrations touching two new sciences
De insidentibus humido
Printed by William Leybourn
2 v. : ill., port. ; 35 cm.
t. 1, pt. 1. Galileus Galileus, his Systeme of the world -- II. Galileus, his epistle to the Grand Dutchesse mother concerning the authority of Holy Scripture in philosophical controversies -- III. Johannes Keplerus, his reconcilings of Scripture texts, &c. -- IV. Didacus à Stunica, his reconcilings of Scripture texts, &c. -- V. P.A. Foscarinus, his epistle to Father Fantonus, reconciling the authority of Scripture, and judgments of divines alledged against this system -- t. 1, pt. 2. D. Benedictus Castellus, his Discourse of the mensuration of running waters -- II. His Geometrical demonstrations of the measure of running waters -- III. His letters and considerations touching the draining of fenns, diversions of rivers, &c. -- IV. D. Corsinus, his relation of the state of the inundations, &c. in the territories of Bologna, and Ferrara -- t. 2, pt. 1. Galileus, his Mathematical discourses and demonstrations, touching two new sciences, pertaining to the mechanicks and local motions, with an appendix of the centre of gravity of some solids -- II Galileus, his Mechanicks, with some additionall pieces -- III. Rhenatus des Cartes, his Mechanicks, translated from the French manuscript -- IV. Archimedes, his tract De insidentibus humido, or Of the natation of bodies, with the notes and demonstrations of Nicholaus Tartalea and Federicus Commandinus -- V. Galileus, his Discourse of natation -- VI. Nicolaus Tartalea, his inventions for diving under water, raising of ships sunk, &c.
T. 2, pt. 2, although advertised, was never published.
Portrait of Salusbury inserted in t. 2.
Treatises have separate title pages.
On t.p. of t. 1, pt. 2 the words "The second tome. The second part" should read "The first tome. The second part."
The work was published in two volumes, 1661-1665. It is rarely found complete, as most of the copies of t. 2 were destroyed in the great fire of London.
Flyleaf inscription: E Lib: Tho. Wo[...], Coll Jes: Alum: Cant: 1707 Sept: 7.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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