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NIEUWENTYT, [Bernard].
The Religious Philosopher: Or, the Right Use of Contemplating the Works of the Creator. I. In the wonderful Structure of Animal Bodies, and in particular Man. II. In the no less Wonderful and wise Formation of the Elements, and their various Effects upon Animal and Vegetable Bodies. And, III. In the most amazing Structure of the Heavens, with all its Furniture. Designed For the Conviction of ATHEISTS and INFIDELS.

Throughout which, all the late discoveries in Anatomy, Philosophy, and Astronomy, together with the various Experiments made use of to illustratethe same, are most copiously handled by that Learned Mathematician, Dr. NIEUWENTYT. Translated from the Original, by JOHN CHAMBERLYNE, Esq; F.R.S. To which is prefix'd, A Letter to the Translator, by the Reverend J. T. DESAGULIERS, M.A. F.R.S. Adorn'd with CUTS.

pp. (ii), viii, (i) Advertisement, (i) blank, (iii) A Letter, (i) blank, (xv) Contents, (i) Errata, xl A Summary Account, lii The Author's Epistle & Preface, 336, (xii) Contents of the Second Volume, (iv) blank. 12 folding engraved plates; (xvi), 367-733, (i) blank. 7 folding engraved plates [numbered consecutively to 18 but two plates numbered 13]; (xvi), 735-1100, (ii) blank. 10 folding engraved plates [numbered 20 to 29]. Volumes I and II in contemporary panelled calf, spines gilt in panels with raised bands, some wear to the spine ends, rubbing of the edges and slight wear to corners, volume III is not uniform - it is in full calf, the spine with raised bands but with plain panels, some wear to the spine edges, all volumes have firm joints and very clean text, all have modern labels to match, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN with his notes.


Printed for J. Senex in Salisbury-Court, and W. Taylor, at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row. London.

Date Published: 1718 First;1719 First; 1721 Second edition. 3 volumes. 8vo.

Stock No. 63093

Price: 350.00