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Martínez Silíceo, Juan (1486?-1557)
ARS ARITHMETICA IN THEORICEN & PRAXIM SCISSA: OMNI HOMINUM CODITIONI PERQUM UTILIS & NECESSARIA. PARIS: THOMAS KEES, 28 SEPTEMBER 1514
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Martínez Silíceo, Juan (1486?-1557)
ARS ARITHMETICA IN THEORICEN & PRAXIM SCISSA: OMNI HOMINUM CODITIONI PERQUM UTILIS & NECESSARIA. PARIS: THOMAS KEES, 28 SEPTEMBER 1514
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Martínez Silíceo, Juan (1486?-1557)
ARS ARITHMETICA IN THEORICEN & PRAXIM SCISSA: OMNI HOMINUM CODITIONI PERQUM UTILIS & NECESSARIA. PARIS: THOMAS KEES, 28 SEPTEMBER 1514
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (192 x 135mm.), large woodcut device on title, criblé initials, woodcut diagrams, some early manuscript annotations and inscriptions, recent vellum-backed boards, modern cloth folding box, first two leaves damaged in corner with loss, some dampstaining
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Provenance

Multiple inscriptions on title-page, including "Istius libri est possesor Bartholomeus Notary 1545" and "Sum Jacobi [? Zelle...] et amicorum"; Storno Ferenc (1821-1907), inscription dated at Sabaria (i.e. Steinamanger, Szombathely), 1885; bought from Theodor Ackermann Antiquariat, Munich, 1989, Catalogue 765, item 1313, DM 1350

Bibliographie

Tomash & Williams M54; BP16 102566; FB 79292; Navarro Brotóns 518; USTC 144241; cf. Smith, Rara arithmetica, pp.95, 97

Description

RARE. As the title made explicit, this work is concerned with both kinds of arithmetic, theoretical and practical. The theoretical part is published here for the first time; the practical part had been published by Thomas Kees on 23 June 1513 (see previous lot).

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