188
188
Fürst, Johannes
NOVUS... ALGORITHMUS UTERQUE NON MINUS CONDITIONIBUS PREFECTIS QUE MERCATORIBUS UTILIS. (LEIPZIG: JAKOB THANNER, 1512)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
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188
Fürst, Johannes
NOVUS... ALGORITHMUS UTERQUE NON MINUS CONDITIONIBUS PREFECTIS QUE MERCATORIBUS UTILIS. (LEIPZIG: JAKOB THANNER, 1512)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Fürst, Johannes
NOVUS... ALGORITHMUS UTERQUE NON MINUS CONDITIONIBUS PREFECTIS QUE MERCATORIBUS UTILIS. (LEIPZIG: JAKOB THANNER, 1512)
4to (212 x 155mm.), 6 ff., woodcut diagram, red initial strokes and underlining, numerous early annotations in a German hand, disbound, in later vellum wrapper using an old German document dated 1571 (added by Rosenthal)
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Provenance

bought from Bernard M. Rosenthal, San Francisco, 1988

Literature

Tomash & Williams F107; Hoock & Jeannin F16.1 (locating copy sold by Dörling,
Auktion 114, 28-30 November, 1985, also 6ff.); USTC 678502; VD16 F3324 (as 4ff., listing copies in Munich and Budapest, only)

Catalogue Note

A rare handbook of arithmetic for students and merchants by a recent graduate of Leipzig university, author also of a Compendiosa ars numerandi (Vienna 1520). Thanner published several similar works, intended for the use of the university and local merchants. The copies recorded in Prague (Library of Premonstratensians at Strahov, DQ VI 13/9) and Bamberg (Staatsbibliothek, 22/Inc.typ.M.III.32) also consist of 6 leaves; the one in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (4 Math p. 400, 21t), described by VD16 and digitised, lacks folios A3-A4.

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