ESSAI SUR L’HORLOGERIE;Dans Lequel on Traite de cet Art a l’Astronomie et a la Navigation, En Établissant des Principles Confirmés par l’Expérience. Volume II [only of 2]. A Paris, J. Cl. Jombert ... 1763.
1st Ed. 4to. [xii] + 452pp. 19 folding plates. French text. Pencil marking to the verso of t.p., inscription, light browning, ex.-libris Robert Marsham and M. Sainsbury, marbled e.ps., old mottled calf, some loss to edges, joints cracked to head, dec. gilt compartments and gilt lettered chipped labels to chipped spine with sl. loss. This second volume dealing mainly with the pendulum with many experiments. With clear detailed plates.
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