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1657 Clocks Watches Gnomonics Horology Navigation Time Sundials Constellations

MAGDELEINE, Pierre de Sainte Marie

Published by A Paris : Chez Nicolas l'Anglois, 1657., 1657
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1657 Clocks Watches Gnomonics Horology Navigation Time Sundials Constellations A rare third edition of a famous treatise on gnomonics and timekeeping by Pierre St. Marie Magdalene. Filled with longitude tables, this book of navigational strategy discusses use of and building sundials, compasses, globes, star charts, constellations, armillary spheres, and sextants. The author focuses on the principles of trigonometry, spherical mathematics, and elements of stereotomy by providing practices and methods for determining the time of day and night using tables and geometric shapes. This title also includes 73 full-page plates depicting the aforementioned contents. Item number: #3152 Price: $750 MAGDELEINE, Pierre de Sainte Marie Traitte d'horlogiographie : contenant plusieurs manieres de construire, sur toutes surfaces, toutes sortes de lignes horaires : & autres cercles de la Sphere : Avec quelques instrumens pour la mesme pratique, & pour connoistre les heures durant la nuict : & l'heure du flus & reflus de la Mer : Plus la methode de couper, en pierre ou en bois, les corps reguliers & autres Polyedres, par le Cube & par le Cylindre A Paris : Chez Nicolas l'Anglois, 1657. Details: Collation: Complete with all pages o [16], 312, [2] o Signatures: a10, A-Z8, Aa8, Bb4. o 73 full-page plates References: Tardy, 220; Polak, 8584; Language: French Binding: Leather; tight & secure Size: ~5.75in X 4in (14.5cm x 10cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 3152 Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1524666614281

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Title: 1657 Clocks Watches Gnomonics Horology ...

Publisher: A Paris : Chez Nicolas l'Anglois, 1657.

Publication Date: 1657

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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