PRESTET, Jean. Nouveaux élémens de Mathématiques ou principes généraux de toutes les sciences.
Paris, André Pralard, 1694.
Two parts in one volume 4to (230x185 mm), Frontispiece-(30)-588 pages and 2 plates / (12)-492 pages and 2 plates. binding : Contemporary full sheep. Binding rubbed, corners strongly bumped. Loss of leather on the joint. First leaves almost unbound. Some foxings.
Mathematician and Oratorian priest, Jean Prestet (1648-1690) remains famous for his Elements of Mathematics in which he notably delivers precursory works on the fundamental theorem of arithmetic.
Price : 400 €