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Claude François MILLIET DECHALES L'Art de fortifier, de défendre et d'attaquer les places

Claude François MILLIET DECHALES

L'Art de fortifier, de défendre et d'attaquer les places

S.n., Franckfurt 1677, in-12 (8,5x14cm), (10p.) (1f.bl.) (12p.) 851pp. (49p.), relié.


French-German Bilingual Edition, illustrated with 71 plates and a table of fortification. Full vellum antique ivory. Smooth back adorned with triple blind fillets, title and author pen. boards framed triple blind fillets; traces of clasps. All slices blue. Six small leather bookmarks that time. Bookplate Bavarian time. Back split with a small lack the entire length. A slightly cracked joint (1.5 cm). A small ink stain on the back cover. Pages evenly and lightly browned. Contreplat first victim of a work to. In addition to its illustration, the main interest of the book is to confront (Italian and Spanish German French, Dutch,,) European methods of fortifications and defenses at a time when we attended in Europe to new theories that deeply remaniaient those of antiquity on which they had previously supported. Jesuit and mathematician, has Dechales weilds his erudition in many areas (Professor navigation, military engineering, mathematics) in all disciplines in the vicinity of mathematics, including music. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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