679
679
Vlacq, Adriaen (1600-1667)
ARITHMETICA LOGARITHMICA, SIVE LOGARITHMORUM CHILIADES CENTUM, PRO NUMERIS NATURALI SERIE CRESCENTIBUS AB UNITATE AD 100000. UNA CUM CANONE TRIANGULORUM, SEU TABULA ARTIFICIALIUM SINUUM, TANGENTIUM & SECANTIUM AD RADIUM 10,00000,00000. & AD SINGULA SCRUPULA PRIMA QUADRANTIS… EDITIO SECUNDA. GOUDA: PIETER RAMMAZEYN, 1628
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
679
Vlacq, Adriaen (1600-1667)
ARITHMETICA LOGARITHMICA, SIVE LOGARITHMORUM CHILIADES CENTUM, PRO NUMERIS NATURALI SERIE CRESCENTIBUS AB UNITATE AD 100000. UNA CUM CANONE TRIANGULORUM, SEU TABULA ARTIFICIALIUM SINUUM, TANGENTIUM & SECANTIUM AD RADIUM 10,00000,00000. & AD SINGULA SCRUPULA PRIMA QUADRANTIS… EDITIO SECUNDA. GOUDA: PIETER RAMMAZEYN, 1628
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Vlacq, Adriaen (1600-1667)
ARITHMETICA LOGARITHMICA, SIVE LOGARITHMORUM CHILIADES CENTUM, PRO NUMERIS NATURALI SERIE CRESCENTIBUS AB UNITATE AD 100000. UNA CUM CANONE TRIANGULORUM, SEU TABULA ARTIFICIALIUM SINUUM, TANGENTIUM & SECANTIUM AD RADIUM 10,00000,00000. & AD SINGULA SCRUPULA PRIMA QUADRANTIS… EDITIO SECUNDA. GOUDA: PIETER RAMMAZEYN, 1628
Folio (335 x 235mm.), title printed in red and black, diagrams, letterpress tables, manuscript tables and errata by Edward Sang at end (see note), contemporary vellum, modern folding cloth box, binding somewhat soiled
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Provenance

Thomas Clark, Edinburgh, bookseller’s ticket; Edward Sang, ownership inscription; bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1985

Literature

Tomash & Williams V20; Henderson pp.55-57 no. 24; Hoogendoorn pp.900-901 Vlacq01; STCN 056502214; see Alex D.D. Craik, "The logarithmic tables of Edward Sang and his daughters" in Historia Mathematica 30 (2003), pp.47-84

Catalogue Note

Edward Sang (1805-1890), to whom this book belonged, was a noted Scottish mathematician who, with the help of his two daughters made logarithmic tables which went beyond those of Briggs, Vlacq and De Prony. For another book from Sang’s library, see lot 351.

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