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.
EULER, Leonhard, Meditationes super problemate nautico, de implantatione malorum quae proxime accessere Ad praemium anno 1727. a Regia Scientiarum Academia promulgatum., Apud Claudium Jombert, 1728
Cadell, W.A., A journey in Carniola, Italy, and France, in the years 1817, 1818, containing remarks relating to language, geography, history, antiquities, natural history, science, painting, sculpture, architecture, agriculture, the mechanical arts and Manufactures., Printed for Archibald Constable & Co 1820