BERTHOUD (Ferdinand). Collection of 3 works... - Lot 268 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés

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BERTHOUD (Ferdinand). Collection of 3 works... - Lot 268 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés
BERTHOUD (Ferdinand). Collection of 3 works in 4 vol. in-4, contemporary bindings. - Essai sur l'horlogerie... Paris, J. Cl. Jombert, Musier & Ch. J. Panckoucke, 1763. 2 volumes, marbled brown calf, ornate ribbed spines. First edition illustrated with 38 folded engraved plates. A good copy. Handwritten ex-dono in late 19th-century ink on mastheads. Upper spine and corners rubbed, jaws partly split. - Les longitudes par la mesure du temps, ou Méthode pour déterminer les longitudes en mer, avec le secours des horloges marines... [suivi de] Recueil des tables nécessaires pour trouver la longitude en mer par la mesure du temps, &c. Paris, J. B. G. Musier fils, 1775. Marbled fawn calf. First edition illustrated with a folded engraved plate. A good copy of the chevalier de Fleurieu (engraved heraldic bookplate), who designed marine clocks with Berthoud and commissioned the voyage to test these clocks in 1768 and 1769. Upper head, spine and corners rubbed. - Supplément au Traité des montres à longitudes... Paris, J.-M. Eberhart, 1807. Marbled fawn basane, smooth spine decorated. First edition. Leaves browned, some spotting. Binding rubbed, heavy wear to boards, title-piece missing.
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