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Title: Betrachtungen über die Theorie der Infinitisimalrechnung von dem Burger Carnot, Mitgliede des Französischen National-Instituts. Aus dem Französischen übersezt, und mit Anmerkungen und Zusäzen begleitet von ...Hauff.
Description: Frankfurt an Main, in der Jägerschen Buchhandlung, 1800, in-8°, (8)nn pp + LXIV pp + 110 pp + (2)(errata) + 2 folding plates with 15 ills. (complete). Bound in 19th c. red half roan, two label on spine, Marbled edges. Ex-library with stamps on title and cancellation stamp on first fly leaf. (Belgian War Ministry). Binding with some wear but still a good copy. Rare German translation of Carnot's work ''Réflexions sur la Métaphysique du Calcul Infinitésimal'' which appeared in 1797. This German translation carries an important introduction by the translator Hauff, a mathematician who ended his career as professor at the Flemish university of Ghendt. A first English translation of the Carnot text was published in Oxford as late as 1832 ( by W.B.Browell). .


Price: EUR 400.00 = appr. US$ 434.74 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 53358