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Henrion, Denis (c.1580-c.1632)
USAGE DU COMPAS DE PROPORTION. PARIS: MICHEL DANIEL, 1618
Estimate
2,0003,000
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260
Henrion, Denis (c.1580-c.1632)
USAGE DU COMPAS DE PROPORTION. PARIS: MICHEL DANIEL, 1618
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Henrion, Denis (c.1580-c.1632)
USAGE DU COMPAS DE PROPORTION. PARIS: MICHEL DANIEL, 1618
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (165 x 102mm.), one double-page engraved plate, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, contemporary vellum with modern paper label on spine, slightly stained at head of pages (more so at beginning), some loss to upper cover, somewhat stained on lower
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Provenance

bought from Librairie Alain Brieux, Paris, 1990

Literature

Tomash & Williams H109; USTC 6012897

Catalogue Note

RARE. This work, which introduced the sector into France, became very popular and went through many editions. However we can only trace one copy of the first edition appearing at auction in over 40 years.

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