Paris, Chez Rolet Boutonné, 1638 [second edition]/ 1630. The second edition of Claude Mydorge's expanded edition and critique of this popular early work of recreational mathematics, first published in 1624 and usually attributed to Jean Leurechon. Each of Leurechon's mathematical problems is reprinted here in roman type, with Mydorge's explanatory...
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Cambridge, Macmillan, Barclay and Macmillan, 1845 (second edition, revised and improved)/ 1836. An early Sydney University prize binding, with the handwritten presentation inscription (in Latin) to Henry Colyer, dated 1861 (the University was founded in 1850). For what it's worth, a Henry Cox Colyer was working as a solicitor in Sydney in the 1880s.
Dordrecht, Springer, . Volume 27 in the Studies in History and Philosophy of Science series. 'This book reconstructs key aspects of the early career of Descartes from 1618 to 1633; that is, up through the point of his composing his first system of natural philosophy' (from the publisher's blurb).