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GAUTRUCHE (Pierre). P. Petri Galtruchii aurelianensis Soc. Jesu Mathematicæ totius, hoc est 1 Arithmeticæ, 2 Geometriæ, 3 Astronomiæ, 4 Chronologiæ, 5 Gnomonicæ, 6 Geographiæ, 7 Opticæ, 8 Musicæ, clara, brevis & accurata institutio. In gratiam studiosæ juventutis adornata.1683

Londini: Typis M. Clarke, Impensis Richardi Green, Bibliopolæ Cantabrigiensis, 8vo (150 x 90 mm), [10], 305, [5]pp., with additional engraved title signed "Mathematica. Edward : Story", printed title, 20 engraved plates, contemporary calf, joints starting, morocco label, a very good copy. Pierre Gautruche (Gaultruche, Galtruche) was born in Orleans in 1602, he entered the society of Jesuits and stayed there for 57 years. Successively he professes the humanities, philosophy, theology, mathematics in which he made remarkable progress for his time. Provenance: Ownership inscription on front fly-leaf "Sum ex libris Hugonis Foulks e Coll: Jesu Commensalis 1691." Wing, G383.

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