415
415
Medler, Nicolaus (1502-1551)
RUDIMENTA ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE... IAM DENUÓ LOCUPLETIUS ATQUE CORRECTIUS EDITA. WITTENBERG, 1550
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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415
Medler, Nicolaus (1502-1551)
RUDIMENTA ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE... IAM DENUÓ LOCUPLETIUS ATQUE CORRECTIUS EDITA. WITTENBERG, 1550
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Medler, Nicolaus (1502-1551)
RUDIMENTA ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE... IAM DENUÓ LOCUPLETIUS ATQUE CORRECTIUS EDITA. WITTENBERG, 1550
Second edition, 8vo (145 x 100mm.), woodcut on title, modern marbled boards, title slightly soiled with marginal fraying, E7 repaired at fore-edge
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Provenance

Reiss & Auvermann, Auktion 46, 15-18 October 1991, lot 21, DM 3,000, Erwin Tomash

Literature

Tomash & Williams M80; USTC 691643; VD16 M1889; cf. Smith, Rara arithmetica, pp.223, 496

Catalogue Note

A textbook of elementary arithmetic by the Superintendent of Braunschweig, a close associate of Melanchton, and active promoter of his pedagogical ideas. The “Candido Lectori salutem” is dated at Braunschweig, 8 August 1548. Smith cites a previous edition of 1543 which is otherwise unknown.

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