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Book, Livre Curieux et Utile pour Les Sçavans, et Artists. Composé de trois Alphabets de Chiffres, Simples, doubles et triples., 1685

This is a Book. It was designed by Nicolas Verien. It is dated 1685 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is engravings on cream laid paper, bound in boards with leather spine. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Hamill & Barker. It is credited Gift of Hamill and Barker.

Its dimensions are

Cover: 18.2 x 12.5 cm (7 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

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Book, Livre Curieux et Utile pour Les Sçavans, et Artists. Composé de trois Alphabets de Chiffres, Simples, doubles et triples., 1685; Designed by Nicolas Verien (French, active 1685 – 1724); France; engravings on cream laid paper, bound in boards with leather spine; Cover: 18.2 x 12.5 cm (7 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Hamill and Barker; 1962-143-121-57

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