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Mensuration
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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420
Mensuration
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Mensuration
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
i. Robertson, John (1712-1776). A compleat treatise of mensuration, in all it's [sic] branches. London: J. Wilcox and J. Hodges, 1739, 8vo, 3 folding engraved plates, modern red morocco, (bookplate of Arnaud de Vitry d'Avaucourt (1926-2012), sale in these rooms, 3 November 1998, lot 290; bought from Philip J. Pirages, McMinnville, OR, 1999), [T&W R97; ESTC N4933; Harris 748]
ii. Good, John (active 1706-1733). Measuring made easy: or, the description and use of Coggeshall’s sliding-rule. London: William and Fisher Mount and Thomas Page, 1751, 8vo, contemporary speckled sheep, (bought from Michael Phelps, London, 1992), [T&W G62; ESTC T120872; Harris 240]
iii. Hawney, William (active 1710-1750). The complete measurer: or the whole art of measuring… the eighth edition. London: R. Ware and others, 1751, 8vo, contemporary sheep, (Moirandat, Basel, Auktion, 9 October 1999, lot 405, Erwin Tomash), [T&W H84; ESTC T127154; Harris 335], binding worn
iv. Hawney, William (active 1710-1750). The complete measurer: or the whole art of measuring… the tenth edition. London: J. Knapton, and others, 1759, 8vo, recent cloth-backed boards, (bought from R.J. Balding, Edinburgh, 1981), [T&W H85; ESTC T133471 (4 copies); Harris 337]
v. Hutton, Charles (1737-1823). A treatise on mensuration, both in theory and practice. Newcastle upon Tyne: printed by T. Saint for the author, and for John Wilkie; and Richard Baldwin, 1770, 4to, engraved frontispiece, contemporary calf, modern folding cloth box, (bought from Bernard Quaritch, London), [T&W H198; ESTC N62049; Harris 374]
vi. Whitehurst, John (1713-1788). An attempt towards obtaining invariable measures of length, capacity, and weight, from the mensuration of time, independent of the mechanical operations requisite to ascertain the center of oscillation, or the true length of pendulums. London: for the author, 1787, 4to, 3 folding plates, later wrappers, later label, early and later annotations, (bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1987), [T&W W44; ESTC T144683; Goldsmiths 13518.6]
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