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Ozanam, Jacques (1640-1718)
RECREATIONS IN MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. LONDON: PRINTED FOR G. KEARSLEY BY T. DAVISON, 1803
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Ozanam, Jacques (1640-1718)
RECREATIONS IN MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. LONDON: PRINTED FOR G. KEARSLEY BY T. DAVISON, 1803
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Ozanam, Jacques (1640-1718)
RECREATIONS IN MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. LONDON: PRINTED FOR G. KEARSLEY BY T. DAVISON, 1803
4 volumes, 8vo (206 x 125mm.), half-titles, 97 numbered engraved folding plates on 96 sheets, advert leaf at end of vol.3, contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt and with red and green morocco labels, most plates and a few text leaves spotted, joints rubbed or splitting
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Provenance

[John Rous, 1st Earl of] Stradbroke (1750-1827), signature dated 1827 and bookplate; bought from David Bickersteth, Royston, Hertfordshire, 1990

Literature

Tomash & Williams H195; Old Conjuring books, p.168; Singmaster, Bibliography, p.23; Toole Stott, Bibliography of English Conjuring, 521

Catalogue Note

Originally written by Ozanam, this work was "recomposed, and greatly enlarged" by Jean Etienne Montucla, and for this edition "translated into English, and improved with many additions" by Charles Hutton.

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