TOSCA, TOMAS VICENTE. 1651-1723.
Compendio mathematico, en que se contienen todas las materias mas principales de las Ciencias, que tratan de la Cantidad. Madrid: Antonio Marin, 1727.
9 volumes. 8vo (170 x 110 mm). Engraved plate of arms and 125 plates only (of 133, most of which are folding), 5 folding letterpress tables. Period vellum (vols 1-8), and tree sheep (vol 9). Worming, occasional dampstains, many plates frayed or with loss, vol 1 pp 275/6 defective, 3 titles oddly trimmed in blank areas, rubbed. Sold not subject to return.
Second edition. Tosca was a veritable polymath, and the Compendio touches on ballistics, astronomy, music, architecture, earthquakes, and other fields. Palau 337932.