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Voyages Dans La Grande Bretagne Planches [atlas Volume], Charles Dupin
1 Voyages Dans La Grande Bretagne Planches [atlas Volume] Charles Dupin
(paris} Bachelier c1825 Presumed 1st Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Engraved plates b/w; 23 leaves pages; Author: Charles Dupin - Pierre Charles François Dupin was a French Catholic mathematician. He studied geometry with Monge at the Ecole Polytechnique and then became a naval engineer. In 1819 he was appointed professor at the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers; he kept this post until 1854. In 1822, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In 1808, he participates in Greece science revival by teaching mathematics and mechanics lessons in Corfu. One of his students is Giovanni Carandino, who will be the founder of the Greek Mathematics School in the 1820s. . Width: 11" Height: 13.5". Ebound in quarter leather with stamped gilt lettering and ornamental designs to the spine. The boards have marbled paper cover with wear and minor loss at edges and corners. The front cover shows repair to the upper right corner. The spine displays rubbing and some loss at the bottom of the spine. The binding is firm. The double-page plates with occasional light foxing. Many of guns, gun carriages, ships, lighthouses, bridges, etc. English Military History Artillery Navy Double-Page Plates Decorative Binding 35756 
Price: 423.00 USD
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