Descrittione et Uso Dell'Holometro.


to Cart
Price: $8,000.00

Place Published: Venetia
Publisher: Giordano Ziletti
Date Published: 1564

Description: Per saper misurare tutte le cose, che si possono veder coll'occhio cosi in lunghezza, & larghezza; come in altezza, & profondita. Engraved printer's device on title page. Illustrated with 16 engravings, of which 8 are full-page; numerous fine decorative initials and headpieces. [12], 60pp. Short thin 4to (measures 6.25 x 8.5 inches), bound in contemporary brown calf with blind and gilt- tooled armorial covers (rubbed; joints starting but still very firm; very clean internally). Venetia: Apresso Giordano Ziletti, 1564. Text in Italian.

Comments: A scarce book detailing how to take survey measurements using the Holometro instrument. The illustrations in this work depict the holometro, a surveying instrument similar to a theodolite, with diagrams and views of buildings and cities in landscapes, illustrating its uses in measuring angles and distances between objects. The gilt- stamped arms on the covers are those of Pedro de Osorio, Marques de Astorga, Spain. Adams F802; Wellcome I, 2476.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: Italian
Type: Books

Book ID: 157740

More Foullon,Abel: webrss
More ITALIAN: webrss
More MATHEMATICS: webrss
More 16THC: webrss
More SCIENCE: webrss
More SURVEY: webrss
More INSTRUMENTS: webrss

By This Author: FULLONE, Abel [FOULLON].
By This Publisher: Giordano Ziletti
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.

I wanted to thank you for the quality of this product as well as the way it was shipped. Not only did it arrive prior to the estimate but it was carefully wrapped. It is appreciated. - Catherine
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis