136
136
Geometry
A TREATISE IN ITALIAN ON PRACTICAL GEOMETRY, PRECEDED BY "LIBRO SECONDO D'EUCLIDE". [ITALY, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY]
Estimation
1 5002 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
136
Geometry
A TREATISE IN ITALIAN ON PRACTICAL GEOMETRY, PRECEDED BY "LIBRO SECONDO D'EUCLIDE". [ITALY, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY]
Estimation
1 5002 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Geometry
A TREATISE IN ITALIAN ON PRACTICAL GEOMETRY, PRECEDED BY "LIBRO SECONDO D'EUCLIDE". [ITALY, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY]
4to (228 x 162mm.), around 100ff. plus blanks, manuscript in ink on paper, with diagrams (some loosely inserted), contemporary carta rustica, in modern folding box
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Provenance

bought from Puttick and Simpson in 1861 by; Sir Thomas Phillipps, Phillipps MS 15862, sale, Bibliotheca Phillippica, Sotheby's, 27 June 1966, lot 344, £12, Hugh K. Elliott Ltd; Arnaud de Vitry d'Avaucourt, sale, Sotheby's, 10 April 2002, lot 350 (under Euclid)

Description

This treatise contains sections on plain trigonometry, the construction of trigonometrical tables, surveying, logarithms, solid geometry and conic sections.

The 1966 catalogue entry opined that the initials CB found in the manuscript may refer to Carlo Benvenuti (1716-1789), a Jesuit from Livorno, who translated a geometrical treatise by Clairault into Italian.

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