Renati Descartes Epistolae, partim ab auctore Latino sermone conscriptae, partim ex Gallico translatae. In quibus omnis generis quaestiones philosophicae tractantur, & explicantur plurimae difficultates quae in reliquis eius operibus occurunt…

London: Impensis Joh: Dunmore, & Octaviani Pulleyn…, 1668. First London edition of this extensive collection of Descartes’ letters in Latin. This collection originally appeared in Amsterdam earlier in 1668. For the London edition, the type has been reset. There may or may not be text differences. Guibert in his bibliography of Descartes cites this edition, but states he has never seen it. Fourteen folding plates, additional diagrams in text. A little light marginal browning, but generally a very good, clean copy. Contemporary calf, rebacked to style. Spine decorated in blind, edges stained red. Two volumes in quarto. [8], 368, [4], 404, [4] pp. Item #12020

Guibert 10. Wing D1130.

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