632
632
Surveying, German
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
632
Surveying, German
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Surveying, German
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Biler, Johann Matthias. (Gebrauch) zweyer neuen Mathematischen Instrumenten. Jena: Heinrich Christoph Cröker, 1705, 8vo, 13 folding plates (7 smaller and edge-mounted), old vellum, (Zisska & Kistner, Auktion 12/I: Von Kepler bis Einstein, 24-25 October 1988, lot 552, Erwin Tomash), [T&W B152, O76; not in VD18], title cropped at head, a few minor tears, vellum soiled
ii. Biler, Johann Matthias. Neu erfundenes Instrumentum Mathematicum Universale. Jena: Heinrich Christoph Cröker, 1696, FIRST EDITION, 4to, engraved folding plate, modern boards, modern folding cloth box, ("V.F.", ink stamp at end; bought from Theodor Ackermann, Munich, 1988), [T&W B153; VD17 3:600842E], worming
iii. Clavius, Christoph (1537-1612). Geometria practica. Mainz: Johann Albin, 1606, 4to, title printed in red and black, old vellum (early manuscript note stating bought at Douai; bought from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Worcester, MA, 1992); [T&W C100; VD17 12:194031H], occasional browning, front flyleaf removed, lacking ties, lower cover affected by damp, slightly soiled
iv. Trew, Abdias (1597-1669). Manuale Geometriae Practicae. Nuremberg: Wolfgang Endter, 1636, 2 additional engraved titles, 10 engraved plates, modern vellum-backed boards, (bought from Bennett Gilbert, Los Angeles, 1994), [T&W T51; VD17 23:270895Z], a few of the plates on modern mounts
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