Nouveaux Principes D'Artillerie..., commentés par Leonard Euler, traduits de L'Allemand, avec Notes, Par M. Lombard.

Dijon & Paris, L.N. Frantin & Jombert, 1783. Bound in fine contemp. full calf, raised bands and richly gilt compartments. Titlelabel with gilt lettering. A stamp on htitle and titlepage. (4),XIV,538,X,(1) pp. and 2 folded engraved plates. Internally clean and fine, printed on good paper.

First French edition of Robin's & Eulers work together. Robins' work New Principles of Gunnery was first issued in French in 1771 and Eulers work came together with Robins' work in the German translation of 1745. Euler's work is called "Eulers erläuterte Artillerie."
"An inquiry from the King about the best work on artillery moved Euler to translate into German Benjamin Robin's "New Principles on Gunnery". Euler added his own supplements on ballistics, which were five times longer than the original text. These supplements occupy an important place in the history of ballistics..." (DSB). - Poggendorff I:689.

Order-nr.: 40712

DKK 7.500,00