Brescia: Giovanni Battista Bossini, 1760.
1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good. Item #003027
4to (285 x 203 mm). xxiv, 208 pp. Allegorical engraved frontispiece by Giampiccoli, also containing the author's portrait in oval, engraved vignette on title-page, large copper-engraved initials, two folding engraved plates. All pages uncut. Contemporary carta rustica (little browned and soiled, corners bumped and scuffed). Little browning and spotting in outer margins, but generally a clean and crisp copy. Provenance: Giancarlo Beltrame Library. ----
Riccardi I/1, 383:1; Roller-Goodman I, 261; Honeyman 779; Sotheran I, 7079; Cicognara 484 - FIRST EDITION of Cristiani's comprehensive scientific presentation of the history of surveying. Cristiani (1731-1811) was an architect, engineer and mathematician. His present work refers to Galileo, Newton, Castelli, Leibniz, Riccioli, Snell a.o. "Tutte le opere di questo sommo matematico, e ingegnere sono da' tenersi in pregio fra le migliori di questo genere" (Cicognara). - Visit our website for additional images and information.
Price: 500 € * convert currency
Delivery time up to 10 days. For calculation of the latest delivery date, follow the link: Delivery times
Lieferzeit max. 10 Tage. Zur Berechnung des spätesten Liefertermins siehe hier: Lieferzeiten