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626
Suardi, Giambatista (1711-1767)
NUOVI ISTROMENTI PER LA DESCRIZIONE DI DIVERSE CURVE ANTICHE E MODERNE. BRESCIA: GIAN-MARIA RIZZARDI, 1752
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
626
Suardi, Giambatista (1711-1767)
NUOVI ISTROMENTI PER LA DESCRIZIONE DI DIVERSE CURVE ANTICHE E MODERNE. BRESCIA: GIAN-MARIA RIZZARDI, 1752
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Suardi, Giambatista (1711-1767)
NUOVI ISTROMENTI PER LA DESCRIZIONE DI DIVERSE CURVE ANTICHE E MODERNE. BRESCIA: GIAN-MARIA RIZZARDI, 1752
FIRST EDITION, 4to (278 x 204mm.), title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece portrait and 33 folding plates, half calf (c.1900), a few library stamps (title, pp.11 and 111, verso last plate and endpapers)
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Provenance

"Biblioteca Scolopi Badia Fiesolana", library stamps; bought from Luigi Gonnelli & figli, Florence, 1986

Literature

Tomash & Williams S212; Riccardi i, 479

Catalogue Note

The work describes a number of instruments to draw mathematical curves, including Suardi's own invention, the geometric pen, in which a pen is attached to a revolving arm of adjustable length.

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