ARCHITECTURE and GEOMETRY - MANUSCRIPT Manuscript entitled "Traité de mathematique", [Northern France or Belgium, eighteenth century]
Lot 73
ARCHITECTURE and GEOMETRY - MANUSCRIPT
Manuscript entitled "Traité de mathematique", [Northern France or Belgium, eighteenth century]
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,359) inc. premium

Lot Details
ARCHITECTURE and GEOMETRY - MANUSCRIPT
Manuscript entitled "Traité de mathematique", ink on paper, 192 leaves, illustrated with 88 FINE INK DRAWINGS mostly signed "De Villemur fecit" accompanying geometrical diagrams, dust- and finger-soiling, a few leaves shaken, contemporary sheep, worn, 4to, [Northern France or Belgium, eighteenth century]

Footnotes

  • Illustrated with a series of charming and finely executed sketches. One features a man in the foreground fishing, while others have galleons or pastoral scenes. Many of the castles and buildings depicted are heavily fortified or surrounded by moats.
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