Item #CNJL2482 The Scientific Reinterpretation of Form; [Cornell History of Science Series]. Norma E. Emerton.
The Scientific Reinterpretation of Form; [Cornell History of Science Series]

The Scientific Reinterpretation of Form; [Cornell History of Science Series]

Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1984). First Edition. Hardcover. First printing, large octavo size, 318 pp. Fine / near fine. Item #CNJL2482

From the jacket flap: "The book traces the development of the concept of form - one of the most important and persistent elements in natural philosophy - from its origins in Plato and Aristotle to the beginnings of the nineteenth century."

___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full blue cloth over boards, gilt lettering on the spine, a few black-and-white illustrations and charts; large octavo size (9 1/2" by 6 3/8"), 318 pages. The dust jacket is unclipped (and unpriced), summary of book on both flaps, short author bio on back flap.

___CONDITION: Volume fine, with clean boards, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; clean, crisp, and as new. The dust jacket near fine, clean, remarkably free of edgewear other than a few light creases at the bottom; spine lightly sunned, else fine.

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Price: $50.00