Item #70-1196 Gaspard Monge. (B&W engraving). L F. Couché, Engraver.

Gaspard Monge. (B&W engraving).

Paris: A. J. Denain, [1830s?]. Original B&W gravure. 6 x 9.25 inches. Very Good. Penciled notation in bottom margin.

Gaspard Monge was a French mathematician and physicist who put descriptive geometry, introduced by Albrecht Dürer, on a firm mathematical footing. He became professor of mathematics at Mézières (1768) and of hydraulics at the Lycée in Paris (1780), and published his ground-breaking treatise on the application of geometry to the arts of construction in 1795. Item #70-1196

Price: $100.00

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