Lot 889
  • 889

OCAGNE, SEVEN WORKS ON NOMOGRAMS, 1885-1920

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700 - 900 GBP
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  • A collection of 7 works relating to nomograms, comprising:
i. Abaque en points isoplèthes de l'équation de Képler. Paris: Gauthier-Villars for the Société mathématique de France, [1894] [offprint from:] Bulletin de la Société mathématique de France, vol. 22, 1894, authorial presentation copy with stamped signature ("Hommage de l'Auteur"), original printed paper wrappers, uncut, (Weinreb Collection, Bloomsbury, 28 October 1999, lot 84, Erwin Tomash), [T&W O1], wrappers split and tornii. Abaque general de la trigonométrie sphérique. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894 [offprint from:] Bulletin astonomique, authorial presentation copy with stamped signature ("Hommage de l'Auteur"), original printed paper wrappers, uncut, wrappers split [T&W O2] iii. Coordonnées parallèles et axiales. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1885, folding plate, original printed paper wrappers, (bought from Simon Finch, London, 2000), [T&W O8], wrappers lightly soiled and chipped iv. Le Calcul simplifié par les procédés mécaniques et graphiques. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894, 2 folding plates, numerous vignettes, cloth backed marbled boards, library stamps and markings. (bought from Hugues de Latude, Paris, 1997), [T&W O15 bis]v. Another edition. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1905, second edition, substantially expanded, vignettes, original cloth, (bought from Bernard Maille, Paris, 1992), [T&W O16; Origins of Cyberspace 346; Randell 1979 p.125]. upper hinge splitting vi. Nomographie. Les calculs usuels effectués au moyen des abaques. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1891, 8 plates, errata slip, ownership inscription ("E. de Loisy"), roan backed marbled boards, (bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1985), [T&W O21; Origins of Cyberspace 344]vii. Principes usuels de nomographie. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1920, numerous illustrations, original printed papers wrappers in modern paper wrappers, boxed, (bought from F.E. Whitehart, London, 1985), [T&W O23], wrappers marked 8vo (7)
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