An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics. Translated from the French of M. Boucharlat with Additions and...

An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics. Translated from the French of M. Boucharlat with Additions and Emendations Designed to Adapt it to the Use of the Cadets of the U. S. Military Academy

Boucharlat, M. and Edward H. Courtenay (translation and Editing)

Editorial: J & J Harper, NY, 1833
Condición: Very Good- Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: DogStar Books (Lancaster, PA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Fold-out plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; Full tree calf leather binding with gilt embossed red leather spine label. Gilt tuling to spine and gilt dentiles embossed on board edges. Square and snug in the binding. Leather boards neat with just light rub to edges. Gilt/red title label bright. Small paint smudge top edge of rear board. Period prior ownership stamp of US Military Academy cadet D. P. DeWitt to front two endpages. He later served as Captain after graduation and as Colonel in the 1863 Veterans 10th Regiment Reserve Corps; retired 1866 brevet Brigadier General. Contents solid and generally neat; prior owner's occasional pencilled calculations in margins and a few smudged pencil diagrams to front endpages. At rear are 8 fold-out copperplate engravings of mathematical, geometrical and mechanical principles. Apparently issued with 9 such plates; the last plate page is a stub and apparently missing the final plate. Plates more worn than regular pages with some soiling, extra creasing and a few furred at edges and with a snag or to mid plate. Light general foxing to contents. Still solid and in general quite neat. Civil War colonel/brevet Brig. General provenance. VG-. N° de ref. de la librería Alibris.0003957

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Título: An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics. ...

Editorial: J & J Harper, NY

Año de publicación: 1833

Encuadernación: Full leather

Condición del libro:Very Good-

Edición: First Edition

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