Construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments : translated from the French of M. Bion, chief instrument-maker to the French King : to which are added, the construction and uses of such instruments as are omitted by M. Bion, particularly of those invented or improved by the English, The
First edition was published in 1758 - this copy is a reprint from 1972, of the Second Edition of the text - "To which is added a supplement : containing a further account of some of the most useful mathematical instruments as now improved."
Place of Publication
vii, 325,  p.
overall: 2 in x 9 1/2 in x 14 in
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Algorithms, tables, and history of calculation books
The Gwen Bell Early Book Collection of Algorithms, Tables, and History of Calculations