Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Slice 8 Volume 8

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Slice 8 Volume 8

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Excerpt: ... poor parents at Trye-Chateau, between Gisors and Chaumont, on the 26th of October 1742. His father, who was a teacher, instructed him in mathematics and land-surveying. While he was engaged in measuring a tower by a geometrical method, the duc de la Rochefoucauld met him and was so taken by the ladshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236725670
  • 9781236725677