拍品 63
  • 63

2 VOLUMES BY BION, L'USAGE DE ASTROLABES, 1702 [AND] TRAITÉ DE LA CONSTRUCTION, 1752

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  • 2 volumes on mathematical instruments, comprising:
i. L'usage de astrolabes, tant universels que particuliers. Paris: Chez Laurent d'Houry & Jean Boudot, 1702, FIRST EDITION, 12mo, [10], 242, [2]pp., 9 folding engraved plates, leaf of contents/privilege at end, contemporary calf gilt, speckled edges, (bought from The Antiquarian Scientist, Acton, MA, 1990), [T&W B163], minor dampstaining and spotting, binding repairedii. Traité de la construction et des principaux usages des instrumens de mathematique. Paris: C.A. Jombert & Nion fils., 1752, 4to, [8], 448, [12]pp., engraved frontispiece, portrait and 37 folding plates, 2 leaves of privilege/errata at end, contemporary mottled calf, red edges, "Maire d'Hurecour Canonicus Bisuntinus" (Héricourt, Besançon), signature on title, [T&W B158; Instruments in print 13], minor browning, binding slightly worn with minor loss to spine ends
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