Henrion on instruments 1626
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INSTRUMENTS. HENRION, D. L´usage du compas de proportion. Nouvelle éd., reveue, corrigée & de beaucoup augmentée. Paris, J. Bourriquant for the Autor, 1626.
(175x115 mm). With woodcut title vignette (world map), 2 engraved plates (bound in as a double-page one) and some partly full-page woodcuts in the text. Slight browning, minor staining, and occasionally tiny worm stitches to lower margin. Ink names to title, endpaper and A2.
Bound in contemporary limp vellum with modern printed spine label, somewhat soiled, small cover losses to spine, lower joint and edge of lower cover. Housed in a modern cloth case.
Third edition with title page of Bourriquant printing.
Tomash Library H 112. "They both contain additional material not appearing in earlier editions. By this time the sector had become well enough known that Henrion felt he should include descriptions of the lines commonly found on the instrument" (T.).