London, South Kensington
8 October 1999
BION, Nicolas. Trait de la construction et des principaux usages des instrumens de mathmatique, Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert and Nion Fils, 1752. 4 (250 x 198mm.), engraved frontispiece,portrait and 37 folding plates (lightly spotted throughout, light marginal browning to frontispiece), contemporary calf, morocco lettering-piece, spine gilt in compartments (rubbed).
Fourth edition. The work "gives a fairly complete list of instruments normally constructed during the first quarter of the eighteenth century" (DSB). Wellcome II, p. 169.
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