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Geometry treatise

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 397
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Geometry treatise
Date(s): 18th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 209 pages
Name of creator(s): Unknown
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Administrative/Biographical history:

No information available at present.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume containing an eighteenth century treatise on geometry, entitled 'Geometrie Pratique'. The chapter headings are: 'Livre premier: des logarithmes', 'Livre II: De la trigonometrie rectiligne', 'Livre IV: De la construction des figures', 'Livre V: De la longimetrie', 'Livre VI: De la planimetrie', 'Livre VII: De la stereometrie'.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single item.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Collection level description.

Archival Information

Archival history:

This manuscript contains an armorial bookplate which bears the mottoes 'Sicut sol emicat ensis' and 'Victori et fideli'. The name 'de Bonneuil' is written on the first fly-leaf.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Bought in 1953.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jun 2001

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