340
340
Le Conte, Pierre
LA FABRIQUE ET L’USAGE DU RADIOMETRE, INSTRUMENT GEOMETRIQUE, ET ASTRONOMIQUE, UTILE TANT EN LA MER QU’EN LA TERRE. PARIS: TOUSSAINT DU BRAY, 1605
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
340
Le Conte, Pierre
LA FABRIQUE ET L’USAGE DU RADIOMETRE, INSTRUMENT GEOMETRIQUE, ET ASTRONOMIQUE, UTILE TANT EN LA MER QU’EN LA TERRE. PARIS: TOUSSAINT DU BRAY, 1605
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Le Conte, Pierre
LA FABRIQUE ET L’USAGE DU RADIOMETRE, INSTRUMENT GEOMETRIQUE, ET ASTRONOMIQUE, UTILE TANT EN LA MER QU’EN LA TERRE. PARIS: TOUSSAINT DU BRAY, 1605
4to (185 x 130mm.), 2 folding woodcut plates (smaller than text pages), woodcut text illustrations and diagrams, old reused and repaired vellum, later ink annotations at end, restoration throughout (mostly marginal, with slight loss to text at places), one plate repaired with loss, a few leaves trimmed, M2 with small hole, quire Q bound after quire R, vellum soiled, new endpapers
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Provenance

bought from B. & L. Rootenberg Rare Books, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1999

Literature

Tomash & Williams L42; Roméo Arbour, Un éditeur d'oeuvres littéraires au XVIIe siècle: Toussaint du Bray (Geneva 1992), p.184 no. 12; USTC 6015603 

Catalogue Note

A work on the dialling instrument invented by Le Conte for navigation and surveying.

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