4to., disbound, pp. 48, with 2 folding plates. First edition of this rare early work by Euler, the Swiss mathematician known for his discoveries in infinitesimal calculus, graph theory, topography and analytic number theory. Water damage to lower corners of pp. 15-48; otherwise a good example with ample margins. For rebinding. Text in Latin.
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