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Des Bordes, Guillaume (active 1560-1576)
LA DECLARATION ET USAGE DE L'INSTRUMENT NOMMÉ CANOMETTRE. PARIS: JÉRÔME DE MARNEF & GUILLAUME CAVELLAT, 1570
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
154
Des Bordes, Guillaume (active 1560-1576)
LA DECLARATION ET USAGE DE L'INSTRUMENT NOMMÉ CANOMETTRE. PARIS: JÉRÔME DE MARNEF & GUILLAUME CAVELLAT, 1570
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Des Bordes, Guillaume (active 1560-1576)
LA DECLARATION ET USAGE DE L'INSTRUMENT NOMMÉ CANOMETTRE. PARIS: JÉRÔME DE MARNEF & GUILLAUME CAVELLAT, 1570
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (152 x 98mm.), woodcut device on title and full-page illustration on verso of last leaf, modern wrappers, modern folding cloth box, slight stain at end
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Provenance

Moirandat Company AG, Basel, auction 9 October 1999, lot 379, Erwin Tomash

Literature

Tomash & Williams D45; FB 15557; Renouard, Cavellat, 256; USTC 23248

Catalogue Note

The author was a professional mathematics tutor, translator into French of Johannes Stöffler’s treatise on the astrolabe (1560) and Sacrobosco (1570). This book was presented to the dedicatee, Monsieur de Picquet, grand trésorier général de France, by Benoist Forfait, the maker of the instrument.

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