339
339
Lax, Gaspar (1487-1560)
PROPORTIONES. (PARIS: HÉMON LE FÈVRE, NICOLAS DE LA BARRE, 6 OCTOBER 1515)
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
339
Lax, Gaspar (1487-1560)
PROPORTIONES. (PARIS: HÉMON LE FÈVRE, NICOLAS DE LA BARRE, 6 OCTOBER 1515)
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Lax, Gaspar (1487-1560)
PROPORTIONES. (PARIS: HÉMON LE FÈVRE, NICOLAS DE LA BARRE, 6 OCTOBER 1515)
Folio (280 x 190mm.), title with printer’s device, within elaborate woodcut border, bound in an old vellum choirbook leaf, some worming, mostly marginal
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Provenance

bought from Bennett Gilbert, Los Angeles, 1987

Literature

Tomash & Williams L39; BP16 102815; FB 77294; Smith, Rara arithmetica, p.122; USTC 144488

Catalogue Note

“This is a prolix treatment of mediaeval ratios after the Boethian manner, and as such it ranks with works like those of Bradwardin, Jordanus, and Faber Stapulensis” (Smith).

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