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points, lines, and figures mixed together. 1
 

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figs 123-124 (showthrough at left), and 125-126
ex Bigot de Morogues, Sebastien François (1705-1781). Tactique navale, ou, Traité des Évolutions et des signaux; avec figures en taille-douce. Paris, H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, 1763. [ cropped, rearranged from Google scan of Michigan copy here ]

Each figure diagrams a separate evolution, each respectively accorded its own signal. Explanation of Signal 232 (Evolution 104) / Rétablir l’ordre de retraite, quand le vent change —  here .

By points, lines, and figures mixed together.
        ex John Wilkins (1614-72), Mercury, Or, The Secret and Swift Messenger (1694) [ here ]
 

27 May 2012
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