Pierre de Ste Marie Magdeleine - Traité d'Horlogiographie - 1663
Pierre de Sainte Marie Magdeleine, Treatise on Horlogiography, containing several ways of constructing, on all surfaces, all kinds of hour lines: and other circles of the sphere. Paris, 1663. Complete in 1 volume in-12. Contains its frontispiece and its 70/70 plates and 144/144 figures!
Period full ivory vellum binding, smooth spine with black title in ink, wear and slight losses to corners and caps, rubbed and stained covers. The book block is partially disassembled but solid binding overall.
Inside, the paper is yellowed and faded, small stains and scattered inscriptions. Complete with its frontispiece, which is generally missing, as well as the 70 plates.
Pleasant copy of this 17th century horological reference treatise.
Number of Books 1
Subject Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator Pierre de Ste Marie Magdeleine
Book Title Traité d'Horlogiographie
Publication year oldest item 1663
Original language Yes
Number of pages 312
Dimensions 1.×12 cm