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Alexis-Claude CLAIRAUT Elemens de geometrie

Alexis-Claude CLAIRAUT

Elemens de geometrie

Chez David fils, Paris 1741, in-8 (12,5x20cm), (6) xxiv ; 215pp. (1), relié.

Edition adorned with 14 boards folding geometries. Full brown calf contemporary. Back with five nerves decorated with a piece of red morocco, caissons and five golden jewels. All red edges. A corner rubbed. Some very marginal foxing on the first pages. Manual for teaching writing at the request of the Marquise du Chatelet geometry. Clairaut follows evoltuion discoveries in geometry, from simple to complex. The author was a very talented and very early mathematician. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

500 €

Réf : 41612



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