Horology and Science Books | 11 April 2013
Derham (William) - Traité d'Horlogerie pour les Montres et les Pendules...,
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Traité d'Horlogerie pour les Montres et les Pendules...,
first French edition , 'Avis au Lecteur' leaf at beginning, errata leaf, 3 folding engraved plates including one of musical notation and chimes, 4 folding engraved tables, 3pp. privilege at end, engraved illustration in text, light staining to upper margin, pp.160-161 browned and frayed at upper edge, contemporary calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, rubbed and stained, small repair to spine at head, worn at foot, [Baillie p.123; Clockmakers' 263; Tardy p.74], 8vo, Paris, Gregoire Dupuis, 1731.
⁂ A translation of the third English edition of 1714. The initial note to the reader explains how to recalculate Flamsteed's tables for the Gregorian calendar.
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