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[Napier, John (1550-1617)]
MANUSCRIPT INSTRUCTIONAL MANUAL, IN GERMAN, CONCERNING THE USE OF NAPIER'S BONES
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[Napier, John (1550-1617)]
MANUSCRIPT INSTRUCTIONAL MANUAL, IN GERMAN, CONCERNING THE USE OF NAPIER'S BONES
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[Napier, John (1550-1617)]
MANUSCRIPT INSTRUCTIONAL MANUAL, IN GERMAN, CONCERNING THE USE OF NAPIER'S BONES
entitled "Unterricht wie man des Neperi rechenstäblein gebrauchen soll", with a few deletions

...Dise zehen täfelein deren iedes mit seiner Zahl auff der linken Seiten anfangt, als. A mit. 1. B. mit. 2. C. mit. 3. D. mit. 4. und so fortan: müssen nachfolgender gestellt zu bereittet warden...

small 4to (193 x 142mm.), 18 leaves, one folding, numerous diagrams in text, two loose, engraved illustrations of Napier's bones ("Pro quadrata"; "Pro Cubica") in pocket on lower pastedown, modern green quarter morocco, gilt lettering to spine, no place or date [late 17th-18th centuries]


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來源

Robert B. Honeyman (1897-1987), sale in these rooms, 2 May 1979, lot 1221

出版

Tomash & Williams N12

相關資料

This closely-written instructional manuscript does not provide a translation of Napier's seminal 1617 publication, the Rabdologiae, but rather an explanation of how to use the bones, two engraved examples of which ("Pro quadrata"; "Pro Cubica") are contained loose with the lot. 

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