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Ozanam, Jacques (1640-1718)
DICTIONNAIRE MATHÉMATIQUE... DANS LEQUEL L'ON TROUVE, OUTRE LES TERMES DE CETTE SCIENCE, PLUSIEURS TERMES DES ARTS & DES AUTRES SCIENCES. PARIS: ESTIENNE MICHALLET, 1691
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Ozanam, Jacques (1640-1718)
DICTIONNAIRE MATHÉMATIQUE... DANS LEQUEL L'ON TROUVE, OUTRE LES TERMES DE CETTE SCIENCE, PLUSIEURS TERMES DES ARTS & DES AUTRES SCIENCES. PARIS: ESTIENNE MICHALLET, 1691
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Ozanam, Jacques (1640-1718)
DICTIONNAIRE MATHÉMATIQUE... DANS LEQUEL L'ON TROUVE, OUTRE LES TERMES DE CETTE SCIENCE, PLUSIEURS TERMES DES ARTS & DES AUTRES SCIENCES. PARIS: ESTIENNE MICHALLET, 1691
FIRST EDITION, 4to (255 x 190mm.), 22 engraved plates, one folding, woodcut diagrams and illustrations, contemporary calf, gilt arms on sides of La Rochefoucauld [Olivier 710], spine gilt, very slight loss to head of spine
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Provenance

Alexandre de la Rochefoucauld, duc de la Rochefoucauld et de la Roche-Guyon (1690-1752); bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1988

Literature

Tomash & Williams O62

Catalogue Note

Arranged by subject, and including those that were at the time considered to be part of mathematics, the work includes sections on astronomy, navigation, geography, mechanics, fortification, architecture, music, optics, etc. Ozanam considered his to be the first dictionary in the field of mathematics. It was also published in Amsterdam in the same year.

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