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Hervás y Panduro, Lorenzo (1735-1809)
ARITMETICA DELLE NAZIONI E DIVISIONE DEL TEMPO FRA L’ORIENTALI. CESENA: GREGORIO BIASINI, 1786
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Hervás y Panduro, Lorenzo (1735-1809)
ARITMETICA DELLE NAZIONI E DIVISIONE DEL TEMPO FRA L’ORIENTALI. CESENA: GREGORIO BIASINI, 1786
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Hervás y Panduro, Lorenzo (1735-1809)
ARITMETICA DELLE NAZIONI E DIVISIONE DEL TEMPO FRA L’ORIENTALI. CESENA: GREGORIO BIASINI, 1786
Variant issue with errata leaf, 4to (237 x 167mm.), woodcut initials, two folding tables, errata leaf at end, contemporary half calf, red boards, spine gilt, yellow edges, occasional staining, small repair to errata, binding slightly worn with minor worming to spine
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Provenance

Library of Winthrop P. Boswell (b.1922), blindstamp on front free endpaper; bought from Edwin V. Glaser, Sausalito, CA, 1991, Catalogue 94, item 370, $850

Literature

Tomash & Williams H127; Aguilar Piñal 3157

Catalogue Note

A fascinating work on the comparison of different numerical systems in various languages and cultures by Hervás y Panduro, sometimes referred to as the "father of comparative philology". The sheets were reissued in the author’s collected works, Idea dell’Universo (Cesena 1778-1787), volume XIX.

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