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LE CLERC,, Sébastien (1637—1714)
[Pratique de la géometrie. English. 1727]
Practical geometry: or, a new and easy method of treating that art. Whereby the practice of it is render'd plain and familiar, and the student is directed in the most easy manner thro' the several parts and progressions of it. Translated from the French of Monsieur S. Le Clerc. The third edition. Illustrated with eighty copper-plates. ...
London:, printed for T. Bowles, print and map-seller; and J. Bowles, print and map-seller,, 1727.
[2], 195, [7] p. : [82] engr. illus. ; 15.3 cm. (12º)

First published by Robert Pricke in 1671 under the title Magnum in parvo; or, the practice of geometry. Title-page in red and black. ESTC t79459.

Copy Notes A copy of Le Clerc's 'Geometry' was purchased for 2s. on 4 April 1815, probably the Traité de geometrie, 1690, q.v. (Jnl 6, p. 148). The top corner of the title-page is excised as if to remove a previous ownership inscription.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 2622

Additional Names Pricke, Robert (c.$1642--1708)

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