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Errard, Jean (1554-1610)
LA GÉOMETRIE ET PRACTIQUE GÉNÉRALLE D'ICELLE. PARIS: DAVID LE CLERC, 1594
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
165
Errard, Jean (1554-1610)
LA GÉOMETRIE ET PRACTIQUE GÉNÉRALLE D'ICELLE. PARIS: DAVID LE CLERC, 1594
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Errard, Jean (1554-1610)
LA GÉOMETRIE ET PRACTIQUE GÉNÉRALLE D'ICELLE. PARIS: DAVID LE CLERC, 1594
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (160 x 100mm.), woodcut illustrations and diagrams, contemporary vellum, lettered in ink with author and title on lower edge, modern green morocco-backed folding box, very slight loss to corner of last 2 leaves not affecting text
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Provenance

Bernard de Nolet Cadhillac (1681-1733, Trésorier général de France à Toulouse), inscription on title; Arnaud de Vitry d'Avaucourt (1926-2012), sale in these rooms, 3 November 1998, lot 119; Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris), collation note; bought from Simon Finch, London, 1999

Literature

Tomash & Williams E15; USTC 30436

Catalogue Note

Errard was the principal military engineer to Henri IV. This work on surveying and surveying instruments was intended for the instruction of military cadets.

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