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Auction archive: Lot number 76

DESCARTES, Réné (1596-1650) Discours de la methode pour bien...

Estimate
£700 - £1,000
ca. US$1,183 - US$1,690
Price realised:
£813
ca. US$1,374
Auction archive: Lot number 76

DESCARTES, Réné (1596-1650) Discours de la methode pour bien...

Estimate
£700 - £1,000
ca. US$1,183 - US$1,690
Price realised:
£813
ca. US$1,374
Beschreibung:

DESCARTES, Réné (1596-1650). Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison & chercher la verité dans les sciences... Traité de la mechanique . Paris: Charles Angot, 1668. 2 parts in one volume, small 4° (227 x 170mm). Woodcut title vignettes, woodcut diagrams and illustrations throughout, 8 of these full-page (some leaves browned, a few spots, neat title inscription in an early hand). Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments, morocco label, edges sprinkled red (joints and extremities expertly repaired). Provenance : George Flore and Genevieve Dubois (green leather bookplate).
DESCARTES, Réné (1596-1650). Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison & chercher la verité dans les sciences... Traité de la mechanique . Paris: Charles Angot, 1668. 2 parts in one volume, small 4° (227 x 170mm). Woodcut title vignettes, woodcut diagrams and illustrations throughout, 8 of these full-page (some leaves browned, a few spots, neat title inscription in an early hand). Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments, morocco label, edges sprinkled red (joints and extremities expertly repaired). Provenance : George Flore and Genevieve Dubois (green leather bookplate). Third edition of Descartes' fundamental work, the foundation of all modern scientific and philosophic thought. Guibert 4; cf. (for the first edition): Norman 621; PMM 129.

Auction archive: Lot number 76
Auction:
Datum:
17 Jun 2014
Auction house:
Christie's
17 June 2014, London, South Kensington
Beschreibung:

DESCARTES, Réné (1596-1650). Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison & chercher la verité dans les sciences... Traité de la mechanique . Paris: Charles Angot, 1668. 2 parts in one volume, small 4° (227 x 170mm). Woodcut title vignettes, woodcut diagrams and illustrations throughout, 8 of these full-page (some leaves browned, a few spots, neat title inscription in an early hand). Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments, morocco label, edges sprinkled red (joints and extremities expertly repaired). Provenance : George Flore and Genevieve Dubois (green leather bookplate).
DESCARTES, Réné (1596-1650). Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison & chercher la verité dans les sciences... Traité de la mechanique . Paris: Charles Angot, 1668. 2 parts in one volume, small 4° (227 x 170mm). Woodcut title vignettes, woodcut diagrams and illustrations throughout, 8 of these full-page (some leaves browned, a few spots, neat title inscription in an early hand). Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments, morocco label, edges sprinkled red (joints and extremities expertly repaired). Provenance : George Flore and Genevieve Dubois (green leather bookplate). Third edition of Descartes' fundamental work, the foundation of all modern scientific and philosophic thought. Guibert 4; cf. (for the first edition): Norman 621; PMM 129.

Auction archive: Lot number 76
Auction:
Datum:
17 Jun 2014
Auction house:
Christie's
17 June 2014, London, South Kensington
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