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Kandler, Johann
ARITHMETICA. RECHNUNG AUF DEN LINIEN UND MIT DEN ZIFFERN AUFF MANCHERLEY... REGENSBURG: JOHANN BURGER, 1578
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
309
Kandler, Johann
ARITHMETICA. RECHNUNG AUF DEN LINIEN UND MIT DEN ZIFFERN AUFF MANCHERLEY... REGENSBURG: JOHANN BURGER, 1578
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Kandler, Johann
ARITHMETICA. RECHNUNG AUF DEN LINIEN UND MIT DEN ZIFFERN AUFF MANCHERLEY... REGENSBURG: JOHANN BURGER, 1578
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (145 x 101mm.), title printed in red and black, woodcut initials, diagrams in text, contemporary calf over wooden boards, roll-tooled border in blind, central gilt plaquette of the Christ Child on upper cover, two clasps, blue edges, small hole in final leaf, binding slightly rubbed, lacking one catch
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Provenance

old woodcut armorials pasted to inside front cover, including Johannes Christophorus Härtl; Robert B. Honeyman (1897-1987), sale in these rooms, 12 May 1980, lot 1776, £900; bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1991

Literature

Tomash & Williams K1; Hoock & Jeannin K2.1; USTC 613023; VD16 K70; 

Catalogue Note

"The text records the transition from line-reckoning on an abacus to the more modern use of pen and numbers" (Honeyman catalogue). The last leaf contains a single page of text headed "Resoluirung in gmain".

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