"NO WORK CAN COMPARE TO EUCLID'S ELEMENTS IN SCIENTIFIC IMPORTANCE"
(SCARBURGH, Sir Charles) EUCLID. English Euclide. Oxford, 1705.
First edition of English Euclide, featuring the translation and commentary of the preeminent 17th-century mathematician and royal physician Sir Charles Scarburgh, a founding Fellow of the Royal Society and an assistant and successor to William Harvey, published from Scarburgh's manuscript and issued posthumously, profusely illustrated with woodcut-engraved diagrams. $7500.