Lot 476: Monge (Gaspard)



2015-07-08 11:47:21

Lot 476: Monge (Gaspard). Feuilles d'Analyse Appliquee a la Geometrie, a l'Usage de l'Ecole Polytechnique, 1st edition, Paris, an 9 [1801], comprising 34 numbers of 2 leaves each plus 2 preliminary leaves, a single leaf for number 3 bis, 3 folding engraved plates at rear, some browning or spotting throughout, scattered pencil marginalia in IGG's hand, contemporary neat ownership signature of Jean Ja[c]ques Schaub and circular inkstamp of Oscar Messerly to title, IGG bookplate to front pastedown, contemporary quarter sheep, rubbed and some wear to extremities, 4to. The foundation of descriptive geometry. Provenance: Jean Jacques Schaub (1773-1825), professor of mathematics at the Geneva Academy; Oscar Messerly (1855-1936), Swiss civil engineer. (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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