426
426
Metius, Adriaan (1571-1635)
MANUALE ARITHMETICÆ ET GEOMETRIÆ PRACTICÆ: IN HET WELCKE BENEFFENS DE STOCKREKENINGE OFTE RHABDOLOGIA I. NEPPERI, KORTELIJCK ENDE DUYDELIJCK 'T GENE DEN LAND-METERS ENDE INGENIUERS, NOPENDE HET LAND-METEN ENDE STERCKTEN-BOUWEN NOOTWENDICH IS, GELEERT WORDT ENDE EXEMPLAERLICJK AENGEWESEN. FRANEKER: ULDERICK BALCK, 1646
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
426
Metius, Adriaan (1571-1635)
MANUALE ARITHMETICÆ ET GEOMETRIÆ PRACTICÆ: IN HET WELCKE BENEFFENS DE STOCKREKENINGE OFTE RHABDOLOGIA I. NEPPERI, KORTELIJCK ENDE DUYDELIJCK 'T GENE DEN LAND-METERS ENDE INGENIUERS, NOPENDE HET LAND-METEN ENDE STERCKTEN-BOUWEN NOOTWENDICH IS, GELEERT WORDT ENDE EXEMPLAERLICJK AENGEWESEN. FRANEKER: ULDERICK BALCK, 1646
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Metius, Adriaan (1571-1635)
MANUALE ARITHMETICÆ ET GEOMETRIÆ PRACTICÆ: IN HET WELCKE BENEFFENS DE STOCKREKENINGE OFTE RHABDOLOGIA I. NEPPERI, KORTELIJCK ENDE DUYDELIJCK 'T GENE DEN LAND-METERS ENDE INGENIUERS, NOPENDE HET LAND-METEN ENDE STERCKTEN-BOUWEN NOOTWENDICH IS, GELEERT WORDT ENDE EXEMPLAERLICJK AENGEWESEN. FRANEKER: ULDERICK BALCK, 1646
8vo (135 x 84mm.), woodcut diagrams, 4 folding tables, later vellum, slight dampstaining at beginning
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Provenance

bought from Antiquariat Theo de Boer, Zwolle, 2003

Literature

Tomash & Williams M92; Hoogendoorn p.651 Metius17; STCN 056215851

Catalogue Note

A work on arithmetic and surveying, including an “early and unusually complete account” of Napier’s bones (Tomash & Williams), previously published in 1633-1634. This second edition was corrected by Bernardus Fullenius (c. 1602-1657), Metius’ successor in 1636 as professor of mathematics in Franeker.

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