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Bion, Nicholas (1652-1733)
THE CONSTRUCTION AND PRINCIPAL USES OF MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF M. BION, CHIEF INSTRUMENT-MAKER TO THE FRENCH KING. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THE CONSTRUCTION AND USES OF SUCH INSTRUMENTS AS ARE OMITTED BY M. BION; PARTICULARLY OF THOSE INVENTED OR IMPROVED BY THE ENGLISH. LONDON: PRINTED FOR J. RICHARDSON, 1758
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Bion, Nicholas (1652-1733)
THE CONSTRUCTION AND PRINCIPAL USES OF MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF M. BION, CHIEF INSTRUMENT-MAKER TO THE FRENCH KING. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THE CONSTRUCTION AND USES OF SUCH INSTRUMENTS AS ARE OMITTED BY M. BION; PARTICULARLY OF THOSE INVENTED OR IMPROVED BY THE ENGLISH. LONDON: PRINTED FOR J. RICHARDSON, 1758
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Bion, Nicholas (1652-1733)
THE CONSTRUCTION AND PRINCIPAL USES OF MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF M. BION, CHIEF INSTRUMENT-MAKER TO THE FRENCH KING. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THE CONSTRUCTION AND USES OF SUCH INSTRUMENTS AS ARE OMITTED BY M. BION; PARTICULARLY OF THOSE INVENTED OR IMPROVED BY THE ENGLISH. LONDON: PRINTED FOR J. RICHARDSON, 1758
Second English edition, folio (349 x 226mm.), woodcut initials and head- and tail-pieces, 30 engraved plates, contemporary calf, minor marginal loss to plate 7 (not affecting image), binding worn, rebacked and repaired
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Provenance

Bindon Blood (1755-1855), ink stamp to verso of title, dated 1793 in manuscript; Cardinal Hayes Library, New York, Manhattan College, blindstamp to title; bought from Michael Phelps, UK, 1992, Catalogue 43, item 57

Literature

Tomash & Williams B160; ESTC T162478

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