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Geometrie Descriptive. Lecons donnees aux ecoles normales, L'An 3 de la Republique (Descriptive Geometry) (in French)

Monge, Gaspard and Hachette, Jean Nicholas Pierre

Published by Paris Klostermann 1812., 1812
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Good. Two volumes in one book containing both Monge's first 9 1lectures (132 pp and 25 fold-out plates) and Hachette's Supple ment with additional lectures (120 pp plus 11 fold-out plates). Edge, spine and corner wear. Handwritten note in French commenting on text loosely inserted at page 100. Owner's notation in pencil fep "The work which created descriptive geometry". Monge (1746-1818) was a professor at the Ecole Normale de l'An III in Paris in1795 and presented a series of 13 lectures on descriptive geometry to students in training to be secondary school teachers. Monge was called one of the most original mathematicians of his age. Hachette (1769-1834) was an eminent mathematician and engineer, and was Monge's assistant compiling his 1795 lecture notes, and prepared the supplement with the lectures not included in the original 1799 work with Monge's first 9 lectures (pub Baudouin, Paris, AN VII (1799)). Illustrated by fold-out figures and plates. Bookseller Inventory # 044587

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Title: Geometrie Descriptive. Lecons donnees aux ...

Publisher: Paris Klostermann 1812.

Publication Date: 1812

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