Leiden: Museum Boerhaave, 1979. First edition. Soft cover. 59p, many line and halftone ills. Owner's ink name. Very good. Item #30393
Exhibition catalogue commemorating the 350th anniversary of Huygens's birth and bringing together all his scientific instruments, portraits, and first editions of his writings. Divided into 12 thematic parts, such as "A Dutchman in Paris," scientific work, pendulum and marine clocks, theory of light, telescopic astronomy, mathematics, music, mechanics, cosmology, microscopy, and technical discoveries. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.