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Grollier de Servière, Gaspard (1676-1745)
RECUEIL D'OUVRAGES CURIEUX DE MATHEMATIQUE ET DE MECANIQUE, OU DESCRIPTION DU CABINET DE MONSIEUR GROLLIER DE SERVIERE. LYON: DAVID FOREY, 1719
Estimate
1,5002,500
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Grollier de Servière, Gaspard (1676-1745)
RECUEIL D'OUVRAGES CURIEUX DE MATHEMATIQUE ET DE MECANIQUE, OU DESCRIPTION DU CABINET DE MONSIEUR GROLLIER DE SERVIERE. LYON: DAVID FOREY, 1719
Estimate
1,5002,500
JUMP TO LOT

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Grollier de Servière, Gaspard (1676-1745)
RECUEIL D'OUVRAGES CURIEUX DE MATHEMATIQUE ET DE MECANIQUE, OU DESCRIPTION DU CABINET DE MONSIEUR GROLLIER DE SERVIERE. LYON: DAVID FOREY, 1719
FIRST EDITION, 4to (240 x 180mm.), title printed in red and black, 85 engraved plates (numbered 1-88, but nos. 39, 48 and 76 not called for), plate list and errata leaf at end, eighteenth-century calf gilt with arms of Dumont, spine gilt with red morocco label, gilt edges, some plates browned, binding very slightly rubbed, small hole in upper joint, head of spine torn but intact
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Provenance

Dumont of Lorraine, arms on binding; bought from Librairie Thomas-Scheler, Paris, 1990

Literature

Tomash & Williams G90

Catalogue Note

This work records the collection of the author's grandfather Nicolas (1596-1689), who constructed many of the mechanical devices illustrated. These include clocks, water pumps, bridging devices and a revolving reading stand.

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