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Description de L'Art de Fabriquer les Canons by Monge Gaspard - Hardcover - First Edition - 1794 - from Pazzo Books (SKU: 042311)

Description de L'Art de Fabriquer les Canons

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Description de L'Art de Fabriquer les Canons

by Monge Gaspard

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Paris: Comité de Salut Public, 1794. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Vellum). Very Good Condition. Later half vellum over decorative paper boards. 4 tables and 60 plates, mostly folding. Some browning and discoloration to the plate margins where they protrude from the book, scattered creasing to plates, but otherwise bright and unmarked. Monge, the inventor of descriptive geometry turns his attention to the defense of post-revolutionary France. A proponent of the revolution, Monge was Minister of the Marine from 1792 to 1793 and then, after appeals from the Committee for Public Safety, wrote this treatise on cannon making. [4], viii, 231pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Military & Warfare; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042311.

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Bookseller
Pazzo Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
042311
Title
Description de L'Art de Fabriquer les Canons
Author
Monge Gaspard
Format/Binding
Hardcover (Half Vellum)
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Comité de Salut Public
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1794
Keywords
Military & Warfare; Antiquarian & Rare. NOISBN
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Antiquarian & Rare;

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For years an open shop in the Boston neighborhoods of Roslindale and West Roxbury, now by appointment only and back in Roslindale. We carry a range of rare and out of print books with strengths in literature, cookery and early printing. We are members of the ABAA and ILAB.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...
Vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...

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