350
350
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716)
EPISTOLAE AD DIVERSOS (EDITED BY CHRISTIAN KORTHOLT). LEIPZIG: BERNHARD CHRISTOPH BREITKOPF, 1734-1742
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1,0001,500
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350
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716)
EPISTOLAE AD DIVERSOS (EDITED BY CHRISTIAN KORTHOLT). LEIPZIG: BERNHARD CHRISTOPH BREITKOPF, 1734-1742
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,000 GBP
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Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716)
EPISTOLAE AD DIVERSOS (EDITED BY CHRISTIAN KORTHOLT). LEIPZIG: BERNHARD CHRISTOPH BREITKOPF, 1734-1742
FIRST EDITION, 4 volumes, 8vo (180 x 110mm.), engraved portrait, contemporary vellum, binding slightly soiled
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Provenance

bought from Jürgen Dinter Antiquariat, 1998

Literature

Tomash & Williams L71; Ravier 394; Löwendahl 395 & 408

Catalogue Note

This large collection of letters in Latin, French and German, contains much relating to China, including "Lettre XVIII de Mons. de Leibniz sur la philosophie chinoise à Mons. de Remond", in which Leibniz develops the idea of the binary system (vol.2, pp.488-494).

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