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Arithmetic
A COLLECTION OF 9 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN WORKS IN 8 VOLUMES, LATIN OR GERMAN TEXT, COMPRISING:
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3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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Arithmetic
A COLLECTION OF 9 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN WORKS IN 8 VOLUMES, LATIN OR GERMAN TEXT, COMPRISING:
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Arithmetic
A COLLECTION OF 9 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN WORKS IN 8 VOLUMES, LATIN OR GERMAN TEXT, COMPRISING:
i. Lantz, Johann (1564-1638). Institutionum arithmeticarum libri quatuor. Munich: Nikolaus Heinrich, 1619, 8vo, woodcut diagrams, folding printed table, contemporary vellum, (bought from H.P. Kraus, New York, 1996, H.P. Kraus, New York, Catalogue 186, item 80, $875), [T&W L26; VD17 23:277812E]
ii. Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666). Arithmetica practica generalis ac specialis. Würzburg: J.J. Hertz for heirs of J.G. Schönwetter, 1662, 8vo, one folding table, interleaved with blanks, many with manuscript notes, mainly Latin, some French, contemporary calf, (bought from Roger Gaskell, Warboys, 1991), [T&W S53; Dünnhaupt p.3816 no. 6.5; VD17 19:735580H), slightly spotted, repair to foot of title, binding rebacked retaining much of original spine, some areas worn
iii. Meyer, Jacob (1614-1678). Compendium geometriae practicae, sive planimetria. Basel: J.R. Genath, 1663, [T&W M96; Hoock & Jeannin II/M22.4; VD17 23:289824P] [bound with]: Meyer, Jacob. Arithmetica decimalis. Basel: Genath, 1669, 2 folding printed tables, together 2 works in one vol., oblong 16mo, German text, contemporary vellum, (Bibl. Publ. Basileensis, oval inkstamp on verso first title; Arnaud de Vitry d'Avaucourt (1926-2012), sale in these rooms, 10 April 2002, lot 600, Erwin Tomash), [T&W M94; VD17 23:644878A], some leaves browned
iv. Tabing, Johann (1646-1695). Tirocinia arithmetica, geometrica, sphaerica. Zerbst: Johann Ernst Bezel, 1673, 8vo, contemporary vellum, g.e., (bought from Ludwig Rosenthal, Hilversum, 1993), [T&W T1; not in VD17]
v. Recher, Johann Baptist. Candelabrum arithmeticum. Oder arithmetischer Leüchter. Augsburg: Augustus Sturm, 1691, 8vo, German text, contemporary vellum, ties, (Johannes Köntz, 1697, inscription; bought from Bruce Ramer, New York, 2001), [T&W R42; VD17 12:196592R; cf. Hoock & Jeannin II/R5.1, recording only a related book of 1692], slight loss to lower cover, new label
vi. Neudörffer, Anton (1571-1628). Arithmetica practica. Basel: J.R. Genath, 1695, oblong 16mo, German text, engraved additional pictorial title (dated 1666, "durch Jacob Meyer"), later boards with modern label, (Bibl. Publ. Basileensis, stamp on title; Arnaud de Vitry d'Avaucourt (1926-2012), sale in these rooms, 10 April 2002, lot 599, Erwin Tomash), [T&W M95; Hoock & Jeannin N2.8; VD17 7:691314G]
vii. Schütz, Andreas Georg. Arithmetischer Wegweiser. Stockholm: J.J. Genath, 1697, 8vo, text in German and Swedish, contemporary vellum, (Tillhör Way-Matthiesen, book label; bought from Gerhard Renner, Albstadt-Tailfingen, 1993), [T&W S66; Hoock & Jeannin II/S24.1; VD17 23:240855P], some damp-staining and soiling, binding marked
viii. Lauremberg, Peter (1585-1639). Institutiones arithmeticae. Leipzig: J.L. Gleditsch and heirs of M.G. Weidmann, 1698, 12mo, title in red and black, woodcut illustration on p.22, contemporary vellum, (bought from Michael Phelps, London, 1988, Catalogue 32, item 206), [T&W L38; Dünnhaupt p.2551 no. 21.7; VD17 23:626669T], spotted
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