## De motu impresso a motore translato. Epistolae duae.

Paris: Ludovicus de Hequeville, 1642. First edition, very rare, of this important work, which “contains the first precise published formulation of the principle of inertia” (Jones, p. 63). “Gassendi (1592-1655) did indeed have a deep understanding of Galileo’s science and contributed in a crucial way to its dissemination. In his..... More

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