Traite de Geometrie Theorique et Pratique, a L'Usage des Artistes.

Paris: Jombert, 1744. hardcover. Copper engraved title page vignette by Cochin, 2 head and tail pieces by Cochin and 45 engraved fold out plates, 10 by Cochin and 35 by Chedel. xvi, 231, 1pp. + 8 page catalogue of Jombert. 8vo, original mottled calf, spine chipped and very worn. Paris: Ch. A. Jombert, 1744. A very good clean copy in a worn binding. very good(-).

This book reproduces the Le Clerc(1637-1714) plates which were geometric designs placed above charming vignette landscapes or genre scenes. He was one of the greatest and most prolific illustrators in Baroque France. Cohen-De Ricci 611-612; Fowler, 144-145.

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