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OZANAM, Jacques. Récréations mathématiques et physiques, qui contiennent plusieurs problèmes d'arithmétique, de géométrie, de musique, d'optique, de gnomonique, de cosmographie, de mécanique, de pyrotechnie, & de physique. Avec un traité des horloges élémentaires. 

Paris, Claude Jombert, 1723.

Four 8vo (190x119 mm), (20)-460-(24) pages and 32 plates / (6)-462-(14) pages and 55 plates / (2)-482-(14) pages and 32 plates / (8)-446-(6) pages and 17 plates ( error of pagination, but complete). In total, 136 plates. Plate n°47 of the volume II is bound in the volume III.  binding : Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, sprinkled edges. Waterstains in margin of pages at the beginning of the volume IV. Binding rubbed. Corners and 4 caps chipped.

New edition, revised, corrected and augmented since the first one published in 1694.
The first edition with 136 plates.
This book on mathematics and physics deals with various problems in arithmetic, geometry, music, optics, gnomonics, cosmography, mechanics, acoustics, pyrotechnics, physics, water clocks, natural phosphors, perpetual lamps, etc.

Price : 900 €

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