322
322
[Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)]
TARIFFA KIRCHERIANA, ID EST INVENTUM AUCTHORIS NOVUM. EXPEDITA, & MIRA ARTE COMBINATA METHODO, UNIVERSALEM GEOMETRIA & ARITHMETICA PRACTICA SUMMAM CONTINENS. ROME: NICOLO ANGELO TINASSI, 1679
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
322
[Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)]
TARIFFA KIRCHERIANA, ID EST INVENTUM AUCTHORIS NOVUM. EXPEDITA, & MIRA ARTE COMBINATA METHODO, UNIVERSALEM GEOMETRIA & ARITHMETICA PRACTICA SUMMAM CONTINENS. ROME: NICOLO ANGELO TINASSI, 1679
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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[Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)]
TARIFFA KIRCHERIANA, ID EST INVENTUM AUCTHORIS NOVUM. EXPEDITA, & MIRA ARTE COMBINATA METHODO, UNIVERSALEM GEOMETRIA & ARITHMETICA PRACTICA SUMMAM CONTINENS. ROME: NICOLO ANGELO TINASSI, 1679
2 parts bound in one volume, small 8vo (135 x 95mm.), half-title, 24 woodcut plates, some folding, “ex dono Auctoris” inscription on flyleaf to an unidentified recipient (in the recipient's hand), contemporary vellum, rebacked
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Provenance

presented by the author to "Jo. Ba[--] Anticii Prg[-- --]"; bought from William Patrick Watson, London, 1989

Literature

Tomash & Williams K48, K49; Dünnhaupt p.2348 nos. 33.1 and 33.II; Merrill 28

Catalogue Note

THE RAREST OF ALL KIRCHER’S WORKS. The book is an attempt at providing solutions to a whole range of mathematical problems (mostly trigonometrical) in the manner of a “ready-reckoner”, which is the primary meaning of the word “tariff”.

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