Lot 479
  • 479

OUGHTRED, THE CIRCLES OF PROPORTION, LONDON, 1632, 3 PARTS IN ONE, MODERN MOROCCO-BACKED CLOTH, HORBLIT COPY

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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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2,500 GBP
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  • The circles of proportion. London, 1632 [i.e. 1634]
FIRST EDITION (later issue), 3 parts in one (includes: "An addition unto the use of the instrument called the circles of proportion", and "To the English gentrie"), small 4to (176 x 128mm.), engraved additional title dated 1632 and 3 plates, woodcut diagrams and illustrations, errata leaf at end of first 2 parts, modern morocco-backed cloth, lacking printed title page and blank A1 to first part and final ?blank at end of second part, engraved title cut down and mounted, first plate worn and restored at edge, somewhat browned and soiled
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