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Adams, George (1750-1795)
GEOMETRICAL AND GRAPHICAL ESSAYS, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS USED IN GEOMETRY, CIVIL AND MILITARY SURVEYING, LEVELLING AND PERSPECTIVE. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR BY R. HINDMARSH, 1791
Estimation
1 2001 800
Lot. Vendu 1,500 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
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Adams, George (1750-1795)
GEOMETRICAL AND GRAPHICAL ESSAYS, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS USED IN GEOMETRY, CIVIL AND MILITARY SURVEYING, LEVELLING AND PERSPECTIVE. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR BY R. HINDMARSH, 1791
Estimation
1 2001 800
Lot. Vendu 1,500 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Adams, George (1750-1795)
GEOMETRICAL AND GRAPHICAL ESSAYS, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS USED IN GEOMETRY, CIVIL AND MILITARY SURVEYING, LEVELLING AND PERSPECTIVE. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR BY R. HINDMARSH, 1791
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (203 x 123mm.), engraved frontispiece and 32 folding plates, contemporary sheep, a few plate numerals cropped, plate 2 torn and frayed and crudely repaired (without loss), binding rebacked
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Provenance

M. General Adams, book label; Adams of Holyland [Pembrokeshire], modern bookplate loosely inserted; bought from James Burmester, Bristol, UK, 2001

Bibliographie

Tomash & Williams A10; ESTC T88416

Description

George Adams, the younger, was mathematical-instrument maker to the king, and optician to the prince of Wales. Pages 486-500 comprise "A catalogue of mathematical and philosophical instruments, made and sold by George Adams", with printed prices.

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