EARLY BOOK ON SURVEYING – A.M. Ceneri
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EARLY BOOK ON SURVEYING – A.M. Ceneri

€500.00

Category: Scientific Books

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CENERI Angelo Maria L”Uso dello Strumento Geometrico detto La Tavoletta Pretoriana, proposto ed ampliato. In cui si insegna il modo di misurare con questo strumento linee, angoli e piani … e quella del parallelogrammo del Padre Cristoforo Scheiner per disegnare, e trasportare le mappe in qualunque data proporzione. Bologna, Lelio dalla Volpe 1749 Second Edition In 4? (27 cm), (4), 64, (4), 11 copper plates 1 folded pl. with the instrument Binding: Later half vellum, gilt title on spine. Condition: repair to the frontispiece and to the last plate. Very good condition throughout Riccardi I, 335: “E” un buon trattatello per quei tempi, sull”uso di questi strumenti agrimensori e grafici”. Sotheran II suppl.,1227. Canterzani, p. 148. Boffito “Gli Strumenti della Scienza” … p. 101: In Italia il primo libro che tratta esclusivamente della tavoletta pretoriana e quello del geometra bolognese A.M. Ceneri (with 2 ills. plate 46, 47). In this rare volume, possibly Ceneri”s only published work (Riccardi cites just this title), he describe and illustrates both theorethical and practical aspects of the construction and uses of the plane-table, used for measuring angles in triangulation for mapping etc.

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