577
577
Scheffelt, Michael (1652-1720)
TWO WORKS, COMPRISING:
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1,5002,000
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577
Scheffelt, Michael (1652-1720)
TWO WORKS, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,000
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Scheffelt, Michael (1652-1720)
TWO WORKS, COMPRISING:
i. Instrumentum proportionum, das ist: viel vermehrt gründlich und sehr deutlicher Unterricht, wie durch den so genannten Proportional Zirkul. Ulm: for the Author, 1697, FIRST EDITION, 4to, title printed in red and black, 12 folding engraved plates, eighteenth-century half vellum, modern label on spine, (bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1986), [T&W S26; VD17 3:308564V], spotted
ii. Pes mechanicus artificialis, oder neu-erfundener Mass-Stab. Ulm: Wagner, for the author, 1699, FIRST EDITION, 4to, engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 11 engraved plates, one folding, old vellum, modern folding cloth box, ("Ex bibliotheca Viennensi", old stamp on title; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1981), [T&W S31; VD17 39:121551N], some leaves spotted
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Catalogue Note

Both volumes are concerned with the sector. "It was published at a time when knowledge of the device had spread throughout Europe and when most countries already had books on the instrument in their own language... It had the usual scales for arithmetic, trigonometry, geometrical drawing and the military scales for fortification and solving the caliber problem" (Tomash & Williams).

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