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90
Baeza, Luis
NUMERANDI DOCTRINA PRÆCLARA METHODO EXPOSITA, IN QUA BREVITER CONTINENTUR, & EXPONUNTUR APERTE EA, QUAE EX UNIVERSA ARITHMETICA SUNT AD USUM POTIORA. PARIS: BENOÎT PRÉVOST FOR GUILLAUME CAVELLAT, 1555
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9001,200
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90
Baeza, Luis
NUMERANDI DOCTRINA PRÆCLARA METHODO EXPOSITA, IN QUA BREVITER CONTINENTUR, & EXPONUNTUR APERTE EA, QUAE EX UNIVERSA ARITHMETICA SUNT AD USUM POTIORA. PARIS: BENOÎT PRÉVOST FOR GUILLAUME CAVELLAT, 1555
Estimate
9001,200
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Baeza, Luis
NUMERANDI DOCTRINA PRÆCLARA METHODO EXPOSITA, IN QUA BREVITER CONTINENTUR, & EXPONUNTUR APERTE EA, QUAE EX UNIVERSA ARITHMETICA SUNT AD USUM POTIORA. PARIS: BENOÎT PRÉVOST FOR GUILLAUME CAVELLAT, 1555
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (160 x 98mm.), one folding table, woodcut initials and head-pieces, later marbled paper wrappers, modern label on upper cover, modern folding cloth box, text block splitting, scattered staining, slight wear to spine
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Provenance

bought from Carlo Alberto Chiesa, Milan, 1989; Erwin Tomash, booklabel

Literature

FB 55613; Renouard, Cavellat, 79; Smith, Rara arithmetica, p.269; Tomash & Williams B74; USTC 151873

Catalogue Note

An early work on arithmetic. "It begins by presenting the Hindu-Arabic numerals, addition and multiplication tables, squares, cubes and square roots ... thereafter devoted to topics such as mixed radix arithmetic (addition of days, hours, minutes, etc.), including a table that could be used to convert days to hours, etc." (Tomash & Williams).

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