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Wynant van Westen. HET EERSTE DEEL VANDE MATHEMATISCHE VERMAECK-LYCKHEDEN... GHENTRANSLATEERT UYT HET FRANSCH IN NEDERDUYTSCHE TALE... DOOR WYNANT VAN WESTEN. Arnhem: J. van Biesen, 1641.5.5" X 3.25". In 3 parts, each with title. [14], 257, [15]; 61, [5]; 41, [3] pp., including blanks. First part wanting half-title. Bound in period vellum with title to spine in manuscript, red page-ends, vellum toned/soiled and with small initials scratched on rear board. Early ink to title, small faded stain to lower corner of title and first 3 leaves, else quite clean and Very Good. **************************************** An attractive edition with numerous illustrative woodcuts in-text throughout. This Dutch version was first published in 1636 (based on the 1627 Lyon edition in French). All editions are uncommon. Provenance: Front pastedown with the engraved armorial bookplate of Earls of Macclesfield South Library, and with armorial blindstamps (of the same) to first three leaves.

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[Mathematics] Mathematische Vermaecklyckheden

Estimate $300 - $500Mar 25, 2017
4705 Northside Drive
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Macon, GA 31210
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