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BION, Nicolas (1652--1733)
[Traité de la construction ... des instruments de mathematique. English. 1723]
The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments. Translated from the French of M. Bion, ... to which are added, the construction and uses of such instruments as are omitted by M. Bion; particularly of those invented or improved by the English. By Edmund Stone. ...
London: printed by H. W. for John Senex; and William Taylor, 1723.
vii, [1], 264 p., XXVI fold. pl. ; 34.2 cm. (2°)

French original first published in 1708. ESTC identifies 'H. W.' as the printer Henry Woodfall. Title-page printed in red and black. ESTC t162523.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone on 11 July 1806 for 5s. 6d. (Spiers Box). Inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper 12L/ = 5s/6d and with Boone's pencilled ciphers.

Binding C18th calf, Cambridge style blind-tooled sprinkled panels, gilt-tooled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 3361


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