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70 2961 Descartes R
70/2961 Descartes, R. Principia philosophiae. Amst., D. Elzevier, 1672, 5th ed., (40),222p., woodcut printer's mark and ±90 ills. (21x full-p.), contemp. gilt vellum schoolprize binding of Harderwijk, both covers w. central gilt coat of arms, sm. 4to.

- Sl. fingersoiled; first free lvs. loosening. Binding sl. soiled; sl. warped.

BOUND WITH: Idem. Specimina philosophiæ: seu dissertatio de methodo rectè regendæ rationis, & veritatis in scientiis investigandæ: dioptrice, et meteora. Ibid., idem, 1672, (16), 248p., num. ills. AND WITH: Idem. Passiones animæ. Ibid, idem, 1672, (12), 92,(4)p. AND WITH: Idem. Meditationes de prima philosophia. Ibid., idem, 1678, (12),191; 164, 88p.

= Guibert p. 231; Rahir 1565 and 1676; Willems 1469. On the binding: Spoelder 1, the first registered use of this schoolprize binding is on a work published in 1680.

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