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A COLLECTION OF 7 SIXTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN WORKS IN 6 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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LOT SOLD. 4,375 GBP
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Arithmetic
A COLLECTION OF 7 SIXTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN WORKS IN 6 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 4,375 GBP
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Arithmetic
A COLLECTION OF 7 SIXTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN WORKS IN 6 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Gemma Frisius (1508-1555). Arithmeticae practicae methodus facilis. Wittenberg: Georg Rhau, 1548, 1 leaf errata, [T&W G32; Hoogendoorn p.357 GemF04; VD16 G1114; USTC 613003], [bound with] Morel, Thierry. Enchiridion ad verborum copiam haud infrugiferum, denuo multo quaam antea auctius emaculatiusque. Cologne: Martin Gymnich, 1546, 2 works in one volume, 8vo, woodcut initials, illustrations and diagrams (some hand-coloured), contemporary blindstamped pigskin, (Balzhasar Urceolus of Glauchau and Caspar von Mosham/Moshaim, early inscriptions; bought from Philip J. Pirages, McMinnville, OR, 2002), [cf. VD16 M6320, M6321 (1541, 1547 Gymnich editions)], minor worming and staining, some leaves removed at beginning (possibly blanks or manuscript leaves), binding slightly rubbed and soiled
ii. Lonitzer, Adam (1528-1586). Arithmetices brevis et utilis introductio, in eius artis studiosorum tyronum gratiam... conscripta. Frankfurt am Main: heirs of Christian Egenolff, 1581, title printed in red and black, modern speckled and blindstamped calf, (bought from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Worcester, MA, 2001), [T&W L130; USTC 613103 (2 copies only); VD16 ZV15575], tear to C6, minor dampstaining
iii. Naboth, Valentin (1523-1593). De calculatoria numerorumque natura sectiones quatuor. Cologne: Johann Bathen for the heirs of Arnold Birckmann, 1556, 8vo, woodcut initials and diagrams, modern boards, (bought from Mediolanum, Milan, 1998), [T&W N1; VD16 N13], browning, title repaired at head (with loss of old ownership inscription)
iv. Regius, Ulrich. Utriusque arithmetices epitome ex variis authoribus concinnata. Strassburg: Bartholomaeus Grüninger, 1536, FIRST EDITION, A8 blank, modern brown morocco, (Robert B. Honeyman (1897-1987), sale in these rooms, 10-11 November 1980, lot 2612, Erwin Tomash), [T&W R62; Benzing-Müller III, p.391 no. 8; USTC 704718; VD16 R610], G4 repaired at foot, slight dampstaining, minor worming at end, binding slightly rubbed with small loss to head
v. Scheubel, Johann (1494-1570). Compendium arithmeticæ artis. Basel: (Jakob Kündig for Johann Oporinus), 1560, 8vo, woodcut initials and diagrams in text, modern half vellum, patterned boards, (bought from Luigi Gonnelli & figli, Florence, 1997), [T&W S38; USTC 623753; VD16 S2768], title repaired, some leaves at the beginning and end on stubs, some minor soiling or worming
vi. Steinmetz, Moritz (1529-1584). Arithmeticæ præcepta, in quæstiones redacta cum exemplis utilibus, ut facilius discentibus proponi, et ab iisdem intelligi possint. Leipzig: Hans Rambau, 1575, 8vo, P7-P8 blank, folding table at end, modern calf, (bought from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Worcester, MA, 1993), [T&W S182; USTC 613098; VD16 S8819], minor tears to table, a few leaves browned or trimmed
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