A Paris: Chez Hippolyte-Louis Guerin & Jacques Guerin, Libraires, rue Saint Jacques, à Saint Thomas d’Aquin. M. DCC. XLI . First edition. In contemporary school prize binding with gilt coat of arms of Stanisław I Leszczyński on the panels. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt compartments, and title vignette. 4°; Coll.: a-b⁴ c² A-O⁴ P⁴ (-P4), ²A-3A⁴; , xii, , 118, , 169,  p., and XVII folding engraved plates. Marbled endpapers, tinted edges. Manuscript note of presentation on the preliminary leaf in ink, with a mounted embossed stamp. Woodcut head and tailpieces. Illustrated with 17 folding engraved plates, bound to the end. Binding somewhat rubbed, a bit worn especially at the extremities. Old collection stamp on title page. Correction notes in red ink throughout by a neat 19th-century hand. Inside clean and firm. Overall in very good condition.
School prize mathematical book, with Stanisław Leszczyński's coat of arms on the panels, and a dedication on the preliminary leaf. The present copy was given “by the generosity of Stanislaus I, King of Poland, Duke of Lorraine and Bar” to Joseph-Ignace Foissy (b. 1739 Mirecourt) for his “second prize in mathematics” at the University of Pont-à-Mousson, in Lorraine, governed by Stanisław Leszczyński at the time. The inscription is signed by Adam Petri (Petrie), the chancellor of the university, and the text is sealed with the embossed stamp if the institution. The book is the first edition of Antoine Deparcieux’s (1703–1768) treatises on trigonometry and gnomonics, and illustrated with seventeen fold-out engraved plates.