Manuscript volume containing an eighteenth century treatise on geometry, entitled 'Geometrie Pratique'. The chapter headings are: 'Livre premier: des logarithmes', 'Livre II: De la trigonometrie rectiligne', 'Livre IV: De la construction des figures', 'Livre V: De la longimetrie', 'Livre VI: De la planimetrie', 'Livre VII: De la stereometrie'.
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 397
- Dates of Creation18th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialFrench
- Physical Description1 volume containing 209 pages
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Bought in 1953.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript quarto, with folded plates, some of which are coloured. Part of one plate is torn off. Bound in vellum, damaged.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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This manuscript contains an armorial bookplate which bears the mottoes 'Sicut sol emicat ensis' and 'Victori et fideli'. The name 'de Bonneuil' is written on the first fly-leaf.