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Magini, Giovanni Antonio
TABULA TETRAGONICA, SEU QUADRATORUM NUMERORUM CUM SUIS RADICIBUS. VENICE: G.B. CIOTTI, 1592
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Magini, Giovanni Antonio
TABULA TETRAGONICA, SEU QUADRATORUM NUMERORUM CUM SUIS RADICIBUS. VENICE: G.B. CIOTTI, 1592
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Magini, Giovanni Antonio
TABULA TETRAGONICA, SEU QUADRATORUM NUMERORUM CUM SUIS RADICIBUS. VENICE: G.B. CIOTTI, 1592
4to (194 x 144mm.), engraved vignette on title, modern boards, slightly spotted, a few leaves slightly browned
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Provenance

Pietro Riccardi (1828-1898), historian of mathematics; Biblioteca Riccardi in Modena, library label; bought from Michael Phelps, Cowfold, Sussex, 2001; Erwin Tomash, booklabel

Literature

Edit16 24192; Riccardi ii, 66; Tomash & Williams M17; USTC 839612; Dennis E. Rhodes, Giovanni Battista Ciotti (1562-1627?): publisher extraordinary at Venice (Venice, 2013), 35-36 (1592 issues of De planis triangulis)

Catalogue Note

These tables are a separate issue of the tables that form part of Magini's De planis triangulis which appeared in the same year. They are tables of squares, which before logarithms enabled the performance of complex calculations.

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