Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy Containing Amusing Dissertations and Enquiries Concerning a Variety of Subjects the Most Remarkable and Proper to Excite Curiosity. Charles Hutton, M. Ozanam, M. Montucla.
Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy Containing Amusing Dissertations and Enquiries Concerning a Variety of Subjects the Most Remarkable and Proper to Excite Curiosity.....

Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy Containing Amusing Dissertations and Enquiries Concerning a Variety of Subjects the Most Remarkable and Proper to Excite Curiosity.....

London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. 1814. Octavo. Item #021569

Improved with many additions and observation by Hutton. Four Volumes in Two, Four Title pages, 98 plates on 97 leaves(some folding) with 4 manuscript pages bound in(mathematical) some plates hand colored(most likely by previous owner?) Hutton was an English mathematician and surveyo. He was a professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and he was elected a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Bound in 3/4 maroon polished calf over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, joints and corners rubbed, some toning or scattered foxing to plates, text clean. A good set of this scarce work.

Price: $1,350.00