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Henrion, Denis (c.1580-c.1632)
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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Henrion, Denis (c.1580-c.1632)
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,000
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Henrion, Denis (c.1580-c.1632)
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. L'usage du compas de proportion. Quatriesme edition. Paris: the author, 1631, 16mo, double-page engraved plate, woodcut diagrams in text, modern vellum and spine label, speckled edges, (bought from Rogers Turner, London, 1992), [T&W H114], occasional staining, some leaves cropped
ii. L'usage du compas de proportion. Nouvellement revû. Rouen: Denis du Chesne, 1664, 16mo, folding engraved plate, woodcut and engraved diagrams, old vellum, (bought from Librairie Thomas-Scheler, Paris, 1987, Catalogue 12: Précurseurs et novateurs: Mathématiques, item 372), [T&W H115]. occasional dampstaining, vellum slightly soiled and rubbed
iii. L'usage du compas de proportion. Nouvellement revû. Paris: the author and R.J.B. de La Caille, 1681, 8vo, engraved frontispiece, 2 identical folding engraved plates, woodcut diagrams in text, contemporary calf gilt, ink annotations, (bought from Rogers Turner, London, 1987), [T&W H116], minor worming, without errata, binding slightly worn with foot of spine repaired
iv. L'usage du compas de proportion. Nouvellement revû. Paris: Nicolas Bion, 1681, 8vo, engraved frontispiece and folding plate, woodcut diagrams, errata at end, contemporary calf gilt, speckled edges, modern folding cloth box, (bought from Librairie Alain Brieux, Paris, 1986), [T&W H117], minor dampstaining and worming, binding slightly worn
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