Warsaw: Wolna Wszechnica Polska, 1939. 114pp printed on thin coated paper. Tall thin 8vo, original cloth-backed printed boards (edges darkened; neatly inked signature on front endpaper, else a near fine copy). Warszawa: Wolna Wszechnica Polska, 1939. First edition. Very good. Scarce. Bibliotheca Universitatis Liberae Polonae - Seria B, Nr. 8(31).
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Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1875. , 851pp. Thick 4to, bound in older 3/4 green morocco over marbled boards (well-worn at extremities but sound; pages lightly and uniformily toned). Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1875. Seconde edition, conforme a la premiere. A very good copy.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1940. Illustrated throughout with mathematical formulae. xviii, 451pp. Thick 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940. First Edition. Occasional small penciled annotatopns, otherwise very good (+) copy. The first of his three books on the history of mathematics. With extensive bibliography.
London: Baldwin, 1818. Illustrated throughout, 168pp., slim 12mo, original publisher's calf-backed boards, printed paper label on front cover; (edges rubbed, lacks front free endpaper). London: Baldwin, Cradock, 1818. Very good (+). No copy located in British Museum Catalogue.
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1917. Tall 8vo, rebound with the original blue wrappers bound in. 1/2 brown morocco (spine worn), marbled boards. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1917. First Edition. A very good(+) copy.
Paris: Chez Durand & Pissot, 1748. Engraved vignette by N. Blakey on title and 7 folding copperplates (water stain in corner of plates 6 & 7). , 243 pages. 8vo, full contemporary leather gilt spine; rubbed, front hinge mended. Paris: Chez Durand & Pissot, 1748. First edition. A very good copy. An interesting collection with 5 sections: Principes Generaux d'Acoustique, La Developante du Circle, La Tension des Cordes, Projet d'un Nouvel Orgue, La Resistance de l'Air. -- Wolffheim I, 594.
New York: Abradale, 1984. 184 illustrations, including 8 plates in full color. 151pp. Slim 4to, brown cloth, slightly sunned d.w. New York:Abradale/Abams, (1984). Reprint. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
London: Edward Arnold, 1947. 407pp. 8vo, maroon cloth, d.w. London: Edward Arnold & Co., (1947). Second printing of the 4th edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1927. 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth (spine is a bit rubbed and faded; neatly inked signature inside cover). Cambrdige University Press, 1927. A very good copy of this scarce title.
Leipzig: Teubner, 1899. Festschrift zur Feier der Enthullung des Gauss-Weber-Denkmals in Gottingen. Herausgegeben von dem Fest-Comitee. I Theil. Mit 50 in den text gedruckten figuren. , 92pp. Short slim 4to, bound in older cloth-backed marbled boards (spine chipped at head; ex-library plate inside cover and 2 small stamps on title, otherwise quite clean). Leipzig: Verlag von B.G. Teubner, 1899. Rare first edition. A very good copy of this scarce book - one of the most influential mathematical publications of the...
Thin 8vo pamphlet , 75 pages. Rebound in new patterned wrappers (some tiny holes in the gutter from previous sewing are visible, else very clean). Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1900. A very good copy.
Bern: Benteli, 1964. Beitrag zur Analyse der Malerischen Elemente. Mit einer Einfuhrung von Max Bill. Illustrated in b/w with 103 in-text figures and 25 plates. 211pp. Thin 8vo, original printed wrappers and glassine overwrap. Bern-Bumpliz: Benteli-Verlag, 1964. 5th printing. A fine copy, with the small ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
Paris: Jombert, 1744. 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. This book reproduces the Le Clerc(1637-1714) plates which were geometric designs placed above charming vignette landscapes or genre...
Paris: Pierre Mortier, 1691. Ou par une methode nouvelle & singuiliere l'on peut avec facilite & en peu de temps se perfectionner en cette science. Illustrated with 82 finely engraved copper plates, including the extra illustrated title. , 185, pp. Short 8vo, contemporary calf, handsomely rebacked in similar style leather with raised bands and black label. Paris (et se vend a Amsterdam): Pierre Mortier, 1691. An early edition, handsomely printed with clean pages. A beautiful practical geometry written and illustrated...
New York: Abrams, 1971. 300 illustrations, including 8 plates in full color. 270pp. 4to, green cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, cloth covers slightly warped. New York: Abrams, (1984).
Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann, 1950. 2 volumes - Text and Plates. xii, 538; xxiipp of text in German. Illustrated with 34 drawings and 297 photographic plates, many showing multiple pieces. Thick 8vos, original gray cloth, neatly rebacked in blue cloth. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, (1950). First edition. Pages uniformly toned, otherwise a very good(+) solid copy, with ownership signatures of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
Leipzig: Teubner, 1882. iv, 202, plus 2pp of ads, printed on thin paper; pages evenly toned and with two inked names on front endpaper. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and formulae. Tall thin 8vo, bound in old patterned boards, worn but sound, recently re-backed in plain black cloth with inner hinges neatly mended. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1882. First edition. A very good copy of this scarce book. Moritz Pasch (1843-1930) was a German mathematician specializing in the foundations of geometry. This...
Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1862. 2 vols., original printed wrappers; spines mostly lacking. Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1862-1864. Good. First editions of the expansion of his earlier work of 1822. Poncelet was a mathematician and engineer who did much to revive the concept of projective geometry. He conceived & drafted this work while a prisoner of war in Russia. Despite the disbound condition, the volumes are internally clean, with a minimum of foxing.
Paris: Gautier-Villars, 1865. 2 volumes, 12 + 6 folding plates. 4to, bound in 1/2 brown morocco (rubbed), marbled boards with the original printed green wrappers bound in. Paris: Gautier-Villars, 1865. Deuxieme Edition, Revue, Corrigee et Augmentee. The interior is bright and crisp with wide margins. Very good (+). The origin of projective geometry is ascribed to Poncelet. In the above great work (first published in 1822) he made prominent for the first time the power of central projection in demonstration...
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1938. xxviii, 483pp. Short thick 4to, smooth blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Cambridge: university Press, 1938. First Edition. A near fine copy.
Chicago: Open Court, 1920. Edited and translated by George Bruce Halsted. 246pp. Slim 8vo red cloth, leather spine label (worn at tips). Chicago: Open Court, 1920. Neat ownership signature on endpaper, otherwise a very good copy of this rare geometric work. First English translation of Saccheri's (1667-1773).
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1882. 3 volumes bound in 1. Translated from the English by O. Chemin. xviii, 336; x, 295; viii, 220pp. Thick 8vo, bound in simple older 3/4 black morocco over marbled boards (well-rubbed but tight and attractive; light dampstains in upper corner of first 50 pages). Original blue wrappers bound-in. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1882, 1891, 1892. A very good copy of the first French edition. Premiere Partie: Lignes et surfaces du premier et du seconde ordre. Deuxieme Partie: Theorie generale...
London: Longmans, 1879. Illustrated with diagrams and equations. 392 pages, 8vo, black and gilt stamped brown cloth (worn and front joint cracked, binding a bit loose). London: Longmans, 1879. Sixth edition. A very good(-) copy.
Venice: Giacomo de'Franceschi, 1619. Dove si mettono in disegno tutte le maniere di edificii, e si trattano di quelle cose, che sono piu necessarie a sapere gli architetti. Con la aggiunta a delle inventioni di cinquanta porte, e gran numero di palazzi publici, e privatti nella citta, & in villa, e varii accidenti, che possono occorrere nel fabricare... Con un'indice copiosissimo con molte considerationi, & un breve discorso sopra questa materia, raccolto da M. Gio. Domenico Scamozzi Vicentino. Profusely illustrated...
Cambridge: University Press, 1936. viii, 78 pages. Thin 8vo, original printed wrappers. Cambridge: University Press, 1936. A near fine copy. Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics & Mathematical Physics, No. 34.