Yale University Library

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Beinecke Digital Collections

The use of the geometrical playing-cards, as also A discourse of the mechanick powers. By Monsi. Des-Cartes. Translated from his own manuscript copy.

The use of the geometrical playing-cards, as also A discourse of the mechanick powers. By Monsi. Des-Cartes. Translated from his own manuscript copy.

Call Number:
Creator: Descartes, René, 1596-1650
Language:
Date: 1697.
Publisher: Printed and sold by J. Moxon at the Atlas in Warwicklane,
Subjects:
Genre:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Signatures: [A]¹B-F⁸G³.
The wrapper for the cards has title: Geometre and the mechanick powers represented in a pack of playing cards, made and sold by J Moxon att the Attlas in Warwick lane London.
First part (p. 1-53) probably written by Joseph Moxon.
BEIN K8 D44 Rg697: Imperfect: t.p. and p. 85 badly mutilated and mounted; wrapper frayed and mounted.
Physical Description:
1 p.l., 85 p. ; 17 cm. and 52 cards (in engr. wrapper) 9 x 6 cm.
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Catalog Record:
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11529500
Download:
   |   Metadata record
Cite this   |   Text this   |   Report this