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Solski, Stanislaw (1622-1701)
PRAXIS NOVA & EXPEDITISSIMA MESURANDI GEOMETRICÈ. KRAKOW: FRANCISZEK CEZARY, 1688
Estimate
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608
Solski, Stanislaw (1622-1701)
PRAXIS NOVA & EXPEDITISSIMA MESURANDI GEOMETRICÈ. KRAKOW: FRANCISZEK CEZARY, 1688
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Solski, Stanislaw (1622-1701)
PRAXIS NOVA & EXPEDITISSIMA MESURANDI GEOMETRICÈ. KRAKOW: FRANCISZEK CEZARY, 1688
FIRST EDITION, 4to (186 x 150mm.), half-title, title with woodcut arms on verso, 16 woodcut diagrams on eight folding leaves tipped to fore-edge margins, woodcut diagrams in the text, early presentation inscription on half-title, contemporary vellum, gilt edges
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Provenance

bought from Mediolanum, Milan, 1984

Literature

Tomash & Williams S161; De Backer-Sommervogel VII, 1374; Estreicher XXIX, 55

Catalogue Note

A textbook of theoretical and practical geometry, with conversion tables of Polish units of measurement. An architect and a Jesuit, Solski was chaplain from 1654 to 1661 at the Polish Embassy at Constantinople. He practiced architecture on his return to Poland, designing his first building in 1670.

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