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Host, Matthaeus (1509-1587)
DE NUMERATIONE EMENDATA, VETERIBUS LATINIS ET GRAECIS USITATA. ANTWERP: CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, 1582
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Host, Matthaeus (1509-1587)
DE NUMERATIONE EMENDATA, VETERIBUS LATINIS ET GRAECIS USITATA. ANTWERP: CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, 1582
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Host, Matthaeus (1509-1587)
DE NUMERATIONE EMENDATA, VETERIBUS LATINIS ET GRAECIS USITATA. ANTWERP: CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, 1582
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (160 x 107mm.), title with woodcut printer’s device, folding letterpress table at end, recent brown morocco, some scattered spotting
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Provenance

bought from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Worcester, MA, 1995

Literature

Tomash & Williams H169; Hoogendoorn p.500 Host01; Smith, Rara arithmetica, pp.372-375; USTC 406582; Voet 1403

Catalogue Note

Host’s work covers different numeral systems comprising Arabic, Greek, Roman, Hebrew and astrological, all of which are illustrated in the large folding table. The author was professor of Greek at Frankfurt-an-der-Oder.

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