398
398
Mariani, Giovanni
TARIFFA PERPETUA CON LE RAGION FATTE PER SCONTRO DE QUALUNQUE MERCADANTE SI VOGLIA, CHE DIMOSTRA QUANTO MONTA OGNI QUANTITA DE CADAUNA MERCANTIA AD OGNI PRECIO, SI A PESO COME A NUMERO. VENICE: FRANCESCO RAMPAZETTO FOR THE AUTHOR, 1564
Estimate
1,0001,500
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398
Mariani, Giovanni
TARIFFA PERPETUA CON LE RAGION FATTE PER SCONTRO DE QUALUNQUE MERCADANTE SI VOGLIA, CHE DIMOSTRA QUANTO MONTA OGNI QUANTITA DE CADAUNA MERCANTIA AD OGNI PRECIO, SI A PESO COME A NUMERO. VENICE: FRANCESCO RAMPAZETTO FOR THE AUTHOR, 1564
Estimate
1,0001,500
JUMP TO LOT

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Mariani, Giovanni
TARIFFA PERPETUA CON LE RAGION FATTE PER SCONTRO DE QUALUNQUE MERCADANTE SI VOGLIA, CHE DIMOSTRA QUANTO MONTA OGNI QUANTITA DE CADAUNA MERCANTIA AD OGNI PRECIO, SI A PESO COME A NUMERO. VENICE: FRANCESCO RAMPAZETTO FOR THE AUTHOR, 1564
FIRST EDITION, 12mo (147 x 82mm.), title within elaborate woodcut border, woodcut illustration on A6 verso, last leaf with large woodcut printer’s device, contemporary vellum with ties, A6 verso cropped, some staining at beginning, binding somewhat worn
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Provenance

Pietro Riccardi (1828-1898), historian of mathematics, bookplate; Reiss & Auvermann, Auktion 54, 20-23 April 1994, lot 5452, Erwin Tomash

Literature

Tomash & Williams M36; Edit16 59138; Hoock & Jeannin M7.10; Riccardi ii, 115; Smith, Rara arithmetica, p.180; USTC 840927

Catalogue Note

“This set of tables is a ready reckoner for the conversion of various northern Italian weights and measures. The first edition was in 1535, and editions are known as late as the end of the sixteenth century” (Tomash & Williams).

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