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Collins, John (1625-1683)
THE SECTOR ON A QUADRANT... ACCOMMODATED FOR DYALLING, FOR THE RESOLVING OF ALL PROPORTIONS INSTRUMENTALLY, AND FOR THE READY FINDING THE HOUR AND AZIMUTH UNIVERSALLY, IN THE EQUAL LIMB. OF GREAT USE TO SEAMEN, AND PRACTITIONERS IN THE MATHEMATIQUES. LONDON: TO BE SOLD BY GEORGE HURLOCK [&C.], PRINTED BY J. MACOCK (SIC), 1658
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
131
Collins, John (1625-1683)
THE SECTOR ON A QUADRANT... ACCOMMODATED FOR DYALLING, FOR THE RESOLVING OF ALL PROPORTIONS INSTRUMENTALLY, AND FOR THE READY FINDING THE HOUR AND AZIMUTH UNIVERSALLY, IN THE EQUAL LIMB. OF GREAT USE TO SEAMEN, AND PRACTITIONERS IN THE MATHEMATIQUES. LONDON: TO BE SOLD BY GEORGE HURLOCK [&C.], PRINTED BY J. MACOCK (SIC), 1658
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Collins, John (1625-1683)
THE SECTOR ON A QUADRANT... ACCOMMODATED FOR DYALLING, FOR THE RESOLVING OF ALL PROPORTIONS INSTRUMENTALLY, AND FOR THE READY FINDING THE HOUR AND AZIMUTH UNIVERSALLY, IN THE EQUAL LIMB. OF GREAT USE TO SEAMEN, AND PRACTITIONERS IN THE MATHEMATIQUES. LONDON: TO BE SOLD BY GEORGE HURLOCK [&C.], PRINTED BY J. MACOCK (SIC), 1658
FIRST EDITION (first issue), 4 parts in one volume, 4to (185 x 134mm.), 6 engraved plates, one folding, woodcut diagrams, last 2 leaves blank, contemporary panelled calf gilt, gilt edges, modern folding cloth box, upper pastedown restored (old owner's name excised?), binding somewhat rubbed, rebacked retaining original spine
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Provenance

Cyril Ernest Kenney (1898-1973), book label, sale in these rooms, 28 March 1966, lot 1635, Charles Traylen, £160; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1983

Literature

Tomash & Williams C122; Adams & Waters 415; ESTC R176593; Wing C5381 (and C5381A - probably the same. Both accounted for in imprint above)

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