Skip to main content
Bodleian Archives & Manuscripts will be unavailable for several hours on the morning of Tuesday 9th March 2021 for system maintenance.

'Methodus inveniendi lineas curvas maximi minimive proprietate gaudentes, sive Solutio Problematis Isoperimetrici... Auctore Leonhardo Eulero ...', Written in about A.D. 1740 in Switzerland (?)

 File
MS. Savile 103

  • How to
    request
'Methodus inveniendi lineas curvas maximi minimive proprietate gaudentes, sive Solutio Problematis Isoperimetrici... Auctore Leonhardo Eulero ...', with Additamenta and diagrams: the copy made for, and from which was printed, the Lausanne edition of the work (1744).

Dates

  • Written in about A.D. 1740 in Switzerland (?)

Extent

384 pages

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 103

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26171

Custodial History

At p. iii is a letter from dr. J. A. Cramer, principal of New Inn Hall, June 1, 1847, presenting the MS. to the Savilian Library, and stating that it was owned by dr. Cramer's ancestor, prof. Gabriel Cramer, whose marginal notes in French show that he superintended the issue of the printed edition of 1744.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/8 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom