Lot 448
  • 448

NAPIER, MIRIFICI LOGARITHMORUM CANONIS DESCRIPTION, EDINBURGH, 1614, OLD VELLUM

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Description

  • Mirifici logarithmorum canonis descriptio, eiusque usus, in utraque trigonometria, ut etiam in omni logistica mathematica, amplissimi, facillimi & expeditissimi explicatio. Edinburgh: Andrew Hart, 1614
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, 4to (186 x 143mm.), title within woodcut border, woodcut initials and headpieces, woodcut diagrams, notes on final blank verso by Münchhausen (see provenance), contemporary vellum, modern folding black morocco box by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, small wormholes in upper corner, repaired tear at head of A2
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