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Author DU FAY, Abbe and VAUBAN, Sebastien Le Prestre, marquis de (1633-1707)
Title Maniere de Fortifier selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban, avec un traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie...
Imprint Paris : Chez La Veuve de Jean Baptiste Coignard... et Jean Baptiste Coignard, fils... 1681
Price £1500.00                 Terms of Business
Stock No HMF1323
Description First Edition 12mo, [-]4, A-H12, I2, 2 engraved headpieces by J. Mariette, folding plate (edge a little frayed just touching border) and many diagrams in the text, text browned throughout, contemporary French binding of red morocco, French fillet borders with a fleur-de-lys at each corner, spine on 5 raised bands, titled direct to the spine in second compartment, the rest gilt with foliage and a fleur-de-lys, the centre of each cover with the arms in gilt of an unidentified French count [oval escutcheon with 3 massues (clubs)], a.e.g. good condition.
Notes Scarce. Ccfr locates 5 copies, OCLC adds 6 in USA. Non in COPAC