拍品 838
  • 838

HORSBURGH. HANDBOOK OF NAPIER EXHIBITION; WITH MODERN INSTRUMENTS (BOTH 1914)

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  • Two editions of the handbook relating to the Napier tercentenary exhibition:
i. Napier tercentenary celebration. Handbook of the exhibition of Napier's relics and of books, instruments, & devices for facilitating calculation. Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1914, first edition, plates, modern black cloth with original pale blue wrappers affixed to covers, (bought from Graham Weiner), [T&W H165; Origins of Cyberspace 322; Randell 1979 p.138], minor foxing to wrappers and preliminariesii. Modern Instruments and Methods of Calculation. A Handbook of the Napier Tercentenary Exhibition. London: G. Bell & Sons and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, [1915], manuscript notes dated 29 July 1933 on front endpaper and incorporating corrections by Comrie on p.48, original green cloth, preserved in folding cloth box, ownership signatures of J.P. Johnston and (?) Chas. D. Humberd, (bought from Jonathan Hill, 1979), [T&W H166; Origins of Cyberspace 323], cloth slightly nicked and worn at extremities, hinges starting, minor spottinglarge 8vo (2)
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