Sturm,Jo. Christopher (1635-1703) made English by George Vaux
MATHESIS JUVENILIS: Or a Course of Mathematicks for Young Students. Vol. III [Only] Containing Plain and Easy Treatises, by way of Question and Answer, in the following Sciences, Viz. Astronomy, Cchronology, Dialling, &c.
Plates (41) astronomical, of various hour glasses, Sun dials, stellar dials etc. + tables in the text.
Volume III alone, octavo panelled calf blind calf blind tooled to corners & sprinkled to panel and decoratively tooled to 2nd panel and dark leather to inner panel on 5 raised bands (hinges split but held by cords, tips worn/some small leather losses) edges red sprinkled. Titlepage to Vol III +453pp +8p publisher's booklist. Worming to the beginning increasing from titlepage with mostly marginal tracks and then decreasing to one or two pin holes by page 49 usually affecting only a few letters and not disturbing sense of text. Lacks front fly leaf, name William Gooch to pastdown. Paper with some foxing/ browning but plates much less so, pages crisp and neat. *This volume is complete for Astronomy, Chronology -including historical, ecclesiastical and Solar, lunar etc. + Gnomonicks or the art of Dialling.
Price: GBP 175.00 or USD 226.00
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