Maniere de Fortifier selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban,…

Maniere de Fortifier selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban, avec un traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie... by DU FAY, Abbe and VAUBAN, Sebastien Le Prestre, marquis de (1633-1707) < >
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Maniere de Fortifier selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban, avec un traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie...

Paris : Chez La Veuve de Jean Baptiste Coignard... et Jean Baptiste Coignard, fils... 1681. 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.
Scarce. Ccfr locates 5 copies, Non in COPAC

Stock No: HMF1323
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