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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    CARNOT, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, comte de. Réflexions sur la métaphysique du calcul infinitésimal. Paris: Duprat, 1797. 8°. Folding engraved plate (a little soiled at beginning and end). Stitched as issued. Provenance: PRESENTATION COPY inscribed 'donné par l'auteur'. FIRST EDITION.

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    CARNOT, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, comte de. Réflexions sur la métaphysique du calcul infinitésimal. Paris: Duprat, 1797. 8°. Folding engraved plate (a little soiled at beginning and end). Stitched as issued. Provenance: PRESENTATION COPY inscribed 'donné par l'auteur'. FIRST EDITION.

    CARNOT, L.N.M. Géométrie de position. Paris: Crapelet, an XI - 1803. 4° (253 x 195mm). (A little light foxing). Modern half morocco preserving the contemporary boards and a part of the spine. Provenance: F.J. Lindsay (signature on title written over an earlier signature). FIRST EDITION.

    And 2 other works: A.M. Legendre's Essai sur la théorie des nombres (Paris, 1808) and J.-L. Lagrange's Traité de la résolution des équations numériques de tous les degrés (Paris, 1826). (4)


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