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1Title:  Pleasure with profit: consisting of recreations of divers kinds, viz. numerical, geometrical, mechanical, statical, astronomical, horometrical, cryptographical, magnetical, automatical, chymical, and historical : published to recreate ingenious spirits, and to induce them to make further scrutiny into these (and the like) sublime sciences, and to divert them from following such vices, to which youth (in this age) are so much inclin'd   
 Creator:  Leybourn, William, 1626-1716 | Sault, Richard, d. 1702 | Baldwin, Richard, d. 1698 | Dunton, John, 1659-1733 
 Publication:  Printed for Richard Baldwin, and John Dunton, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, and at the Raven in the Poultrey, London, 1694. 
 Notes:  Signatures: A2-A3, A2-G2, A2-I, A2-D2, A2-C2, A2-H2, A2-N, A-O. Each recreation paged separately. Second work has special t. p.: "A new treatise of algebra : according to the latest improvements : apply'd to numerical questions and geometry, with a converging series for all manner of adfected equations / by Richard Sault ..." Advertisement for author's school on p. [4] at beginning. Spine title: "Pleasure with Profit. Leybourne." 
 Extent:  [2], vi, [4], 56, 86, 31, [1], 24, 63, [1], 28, 13, 2-10, 9, [1], 11, [1], 26, [4], 52 p. : ill., [2] folded leaves of plates ; 32 cm. 
 Subjects:  Scientific recreations -- Early works to 1800 | Mathematical recreations -- Early works to 1800 | Algebra -- Early works to 1800

 
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2Title:  Journal des voyages de Monsieur de Monconys: Oáu les søcavants trouveront un nombre infini de nouveautez, en machines de mathematique, experiences physiques, raisonemens de la belle philosophie, curiositez de chymie, et conversations des illustres de ce siecle; outre la description de divers animaux et plantes rares, plusieurs secrets in connus pour le plaisir et la santâe, les ouvrages des peintres fameux, les coãutumes et moeurs des nations, et ce qu'il y a de plus digne de la connoissance d'un honeste homme dans les trois parties du monde. Enrichi de quantitâe de figures en taille-douce des lieux et des choses principales, avec des indices tres-exacts et tres-commodes pour l'usage   
 Creator:  Monconys, Balthasar de, 1611-1665 
 Publication:  H. Boissart et G. Remeus, Lyon, 1665-66. 
 Notes:  Signatures: ãa2-ãa3, A3-Z3, Aa3-Zz3, Aaa3-Qqq, ãa2, ãe-ãe3, ãi-ãi2, A3-Z3, Aa3-Zz3, AAa3-RRr2, [symbol]2-[symbol]3, A2-H, Aa3-Gg3, AAa3-FFf, A3-M2, ãa-ãa3, ãe-ãe3, èi-èi3, èo-èo3. Errors in paging: v. 1, nos. 217-226, 243-244 omitted; nos. 325-328 repeated; p. 445 numbered 439.--v. 2. nos. 327-328, 343-344, 388-395, 459-462, 467-470 omitted; nos. 295-296, 335-336 repeated. 
 Extent:  3 v. in 1 : ill., diagrs. on 29 pl. (partly fold.) ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Early works to 1800 | Science -- History -- Early works to 1800 | Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800 | Medicine -- Early works to 1800 | Materia medica -- Early works to 1800 | Formulas, recipes, etc. -- Early works to 1800

 
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