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Danfrie, Philippe (c. 1530-1606)
DECLARATION DE L'USAGE DU GRAPHOMETRE... [ET] UN TRAICTÉ DE L'USAGE DU TRIGOMETRE. PARIS: DANFRIE, 1597
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
143
Danfrie, Philippe (c. 1530-1606)
DECLARATION DE L'USAGE DU GRAPHOMETRE... [ET] UN TRAICTÉ DE L'USAGE DU TRIGOMETRE. PARIS: DANFRIE, 1597
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Danfrie, Philippe (c. 1530-1606)
DECLARATION DE L'USAGE DU GRAPHOMETRE... [ET] UN TRAICTÉ DE L'USAGE DU TRIGOMETRE. PARIS: DANFRIE, 1597
FIRST EDITION, second issue, 8vo (186 x 122mm.), printed in caractères civilité, 14 engraved illustrations (11 full-page), 4 woodcut illustrations (1 full-page), privilege leaf at end (second issue, with spacing corrected), contemporary vellum, modern folding cloth box, binding slightly worn
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Provenance

C. Delaville, 1844, inscription; bought from Martayan Lan, New York, 1988

Literature

Tomash & Williams D2; Carter & Vervliet 280; The Geometry of War 56; Mortimer, Harvard French, 163; USTC 30443

Catalogue Note

A celebrated work by the multi-talented Danfrie, describing his invention, printed in types designed by him, with engravings probably by him, and published by him.

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