569A
569A
Robertson, John (1712-1776)
A GENERAL TREATISE OF SUCH MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS, AS ARE USUALLY PUT INTO A PORTABLE CASE. LONDON: T. HEATH, J. HODGES AND J. FULLER, 1747
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
569A
Robertson, John (1712-1776)
A GENERAL TREATISE OF SUCH MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS, AS ARE USUALLY PUT INTO A PORTABLE CASE. LONDON: T. HEATH, J. HODGES AND J. FULLER, 1747
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Robertson, John (1712-1776)
A GENERAL TREATISE OF SUCH MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS, AS ARE USUALLY PUT INTO A PORTABLE CASE. LONDON: T. HEATH, J. HODGES AND J. FULLER, 1747
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (200 x 118mm.), 7 folding engraved plates, contemporary sheep, ruled in gilt, binding slightly worn
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Provenance

bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1998

Literature

Tomash & Williams R99; ESTC T92497; Harris 751; Instruments in print 23; Taylor, Hanoverian, 300

Catalogue Note

A history of mathematical and drawing instruments since the Renaissance by the Master of the Royal Mathematical School at Christ's Hospital in London. The folding frontispiece depicts a case of instruments made by Thomas Heath, who together with the booksellers J. Hodges and J. Fuller had sponsored publication of the volume.

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