Duodecimo; pp; xii, 13-190; illustrated with geometric figures; full brown leather with a red spine label lettered in gilt; front joint and hinge started, board still clinging, internally very good. Charles Hutton (1737-1823) was a leading mathematician of his day.The 19th century owner, a Mr. S. Greene has signed the book and affixed his small name stamp as well. Bookseller Inventory # 15780
Title: The Compendious Measurer, Being a Brief, Yet...
Publisher: Hugh Maxwell
Publication Date: 1807
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First American Edition.
Book Description Hugh Maxwell, Philadelphia, 1807. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. Full Leather. First American Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. xii, 13-190p. A very good copy, the back outer joint is cracked for about 3 1/2" down from the top and the front outer joint is cracked for about an 1 1/2", but the hinges are solid, although the back cover could become unstable with too much use, the covers are somewhat soiled and scraped, pp. 14-24 are considerably foxed, but there is no foxing elsewhere, and the former owner's signature is on the front free endpaper. Charles Hutton (1737-1823) was a leading mathematician of his day.This book is in Karpinski on p. 170. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 010901