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Leybourn, William (1626-1716)
DIALING: PLAIN, CONCAVE, CONVEX, PROJECTIVE, REFLECTIVE, REFRACTIVE. SHEWING, HOW TO MAKE ALL SUCH DIALS, AND TO ADORN THEM WITH ALL USEFUL FURNITURE, RELATING TO THE COURSE OF THE SUN, PERFORMED ARITHMETICALLY, GEOMETRICALLY, INSTRUMENTALLY AND MECHANICALLY: AND ILLUSTRATED BY SCULPTURES, ENGRAVEN IN COPPER. LONDON: AWNSHAM CHURCHILL, 1682
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Leybourn, William (1626-1716)
DIALING: PLAIN, CONCAVE, CONVEX, PROJECTIVE, REFLECTIVE, REFRACTIVE. SHEWING, HOW TO MAKE ALL SUCH DIALS, AND TO ADORN THEM WITH ALL USEFUL FURNITURE, RELATING TO THE COURSE OF THE SUN, PERFORMED ARITHMETICALLY, GEOMETRICALLY, INSTRUMENTALLY AND MECHANICALLY: AND ILLUSTRATED BY SCULPTURES, ENGRAVEN IN COPPER. LONDON: AWNSHAM CHURCHILL, 1682
LOT SOLD. 1,188 GBP
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Leybourn, William (1626-1716)
DIALING: PLAIN, CONCAVE, CONVEX, PROJECTIVE, REFLECTIVE, REFRACTIVE. SHEWING, HOW TO MAKE ALL SUCH DIALS, AND TO ADORN THEM WITH ALL USEFUL FURNITURE, RELATING TO THE COURSE OF THE SUN, PERFORMED ARITHMETICALLY, GEOMETRICALLY, INSTRUMENTALLY AND MECHANICALLY: AND ILLUSTRATED BY SCULPTURES, ENGRAVEN IN COPPER. LONDON: AWNSHAM CHURCHILL, 1682
FIRST EDITION, folio (300 x 195mm.), engraved portrait frontispiece, title within double ruled border, 23 engraved plates, 10 folding, a few engraved illustrations in the text, contemporary mottled calf, modern cloth folding box, rubbed, joints worn
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Provenance

James Simeons, signature on title; Thomas Weld, [1750-1810], Britwell, Oxon, engraved armorial bookplate; John Ashworth Crabtree, bookplate; bought from The Gemmary Inc., Redondo Beach, CA, 1990

Literature

Tomash & Williams L98; ESTC R18006; Wing L1912

Catalogue Note

“This is very likely one of the most comprehensive works ever published on designing sundials” (Tomash & Williams).

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