Lot 267 of 429:
Simpson's mathematical curiosities, 1740  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Essays on several curious and useful subjects, in speculative and mix'd Mathematicks. Illustrated by a variety of examples
Author:
Simpson, Thomas
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed by H. Woodfall, jun. for J. Nourse
Date:
1740
Description:

[2], ii, v-viii, 142, [2] pp. Diagrams in the text. (4to) 24.7x18.5 cm (9¾x7¼"), period quarter calf & boards, spine gilt. First Edition.

Ownership signature of Jean Jacques Schaub Professeur to front pastedown, along with printed label of Parsons, Galignani et Compagnie; inkstamp of Société de Lecture de Genéve to title page.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Scuffing and extremity wear to boards, spine rubbed, trace from removed label; occasional light foxing within; very good.
 
Item number:
290355
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