338
338
La Roche, Etienne de (1470-1530)
LARISMETIQUE & GEOMETRIQUE... NOUVELLEMENT IMPRIMEE & DES FAULTES CORRIGEE. LYON: (JACQUES MYT FOR) GILLES AND JACQUES HUGUETAN, 1538
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
338
La Roche, Etienne de (1470-1530)
LARISMETIQUE & GEOMETRIQUE... NOUVELLEMENT IMPRIMEE & DES FAULTES CORRIGEE. LYON: (JACQUES MYT FOR) GILLES AND JACQUES HUGUETAN, 1538
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing

|
London

La Roche, Etienne de (1470-1530)
LARISMETIQUE & GEOMETRIQUE... NOUVELLEMENT IMPRIMEE & DES FAULTES CORRIGEE. LYON: (JACQUES MYT FOR) GILLES AND JACQUES HUGUETAN, 1538
Folio (315 x 198mm.), woodcut device on title-pages, woodcut initials, woodcut diagrams, woodcut device at end of first section, modern leather tooled in period style, early annotations, small area of ink damage to verso of title-page, occasional light staining, C3 friable with small tear in centre, quires aa-hh with small central area of slight damage (sometimes repaired), slightly foxed towards end
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

François Charriere de Mournas, inscription on both title-pages dated 1571; Avignon, Oratorians, inscription; Avignon, Lycée, library stamps on first title-page, d2v and last leaf; bought from Martayan Lan, New York, 1997

Literature

Tomash & Williams L6; Bechtel L-48; FB 32168; Hoock & Jeannin L5.2; Smith, Rara arithmetica p.130; USTC 30180; von Gültlingen, Myt 164

Catalogue Note

For the first edition, see lot 337. This second edition also contains a set of tables compiled by Gilles Huguetan, the publisher, which act as an early example of a commercial ready reckoner.

RARE. We have found no sale records for this edition, although USTC lists 17 copies in libraries.

The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing

|
London