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Nicolas, Pierre (1642-1718)

De conchoidibus et cissoidibus exercitationes geometricae. — Toulouse 1697

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De conchoidibus et cissoidibus exercitationes geometricae.

Toulouse, J. G. & A. Pekios, 1697.

First edition. 4to (199 x 168 mm). (8), 148 p., 4 folded plates. A few contemporary marginal annotations. Stamp on blank margin of p. 123. Wide margins. Fine modern half-calf. 

Part I on Nicomedes‘ concoids, with reference to Lalovera, De cycloide Galilaei …, Isaac Barrow, Lectiones Geometricae of 1669, Fermat, Opera of 1679, Descartes, La Géométrie. Part II deals with Diocles‘ cissoids. The last chapter is entitled De natura variarum conchoidum et cissoidum.

Backer, A. de: Bibliothèque des écrivains de la Compagnie de Jésus ou notices bibliographiques, II 1525 no. 3 („Sa réputation comme mathématicien était grande.“) 

Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus, Nouv. éd., V 1709f.

WorldCat shows four copies only outside France: UCL, Bodleian, NYPL, Stanford.

[Mathematics, Geometry, Concoid, Cissoid, Greek Mathematicians, Nicomedes, Diocles]