627
627
Suberville, Henry de
L'HENRY-METRE, INSTRUMENT ROYAL, ET UNIVERSEL, AVEC SA THEORIQUE, USAGE, ET PRATIQUE DEMONSTREE. PARIS: [JAMET METTAYER FOR] ADRIEN PERIER, 1598
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
627
Suberville, Henry de
L'HENRY-METRE, INSTRUMENT ROYAL, ET UNIVERSEL, AVEC SA THEORIQUE, USAGE, ET PRATIQUE DEMONSTREE. PARIS: [JAMET METTAYER FOR] ADRIEN PERIER, 1598
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Suberville, Henry de
L'HENRY-METRE, INSTRUMENT ROYAL, ET UNIVERSEL, AVEC SA THEORIQUE, USAGE, ET PRATIQUE DEMONSTREE. PARIS: [JAMET METTAYER FOR] ADRIEN PERIER, 1598
FIRST EDITION, 4to (212 x 146mm.), engraved portrait and 3 plates, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, modern morocco-backed boards, first few leaves very slightly wormed 
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Provenance

Pouchet-Debraux, bookplate; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 2000, Catalogue 112, item 103, $9,500

Literature

Tomash & Williams S213; FB 48578; Smith, Rara arithmetica p.409; USTC 352

Catalogue Note

This copy contains the portrait of Henri III, king of France, which is often missing (as in the Macclesfield and Honeyman copies). The instrument described is named after the king rather than the author.

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