453
453
Napier, John (1550-1617)
LOGARITHMORUM CANONIS DESCRIPTIO... MIRIFICI LOGARITHMORUM CANONIS CONSTRUCTIO... LYON: BARTHÉLEMY VINCENT, 1620
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
453
Napier, John (1550-1617)
LOGARITHMORUM CANONIS DESCRIPTIO... MIRIFICI LOGARITHMORUM CANONIS CONSTRUCTIO... LYON: BARTHÉLEMY VINCENT, 1620
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Napier, John (1550-1617)
LOGARITHMORUM CANONIS DESCRIPTIO... MIRIFICI LOGARITHMORUM CANONIS CONSTRUCTIO... LYON: BARTHÉLEMY VINCENT, 1620
FIRST FRENCH EDITION, 3 parts in one, small 4to (192 x 129mm.), title printed in red and black, woodcut diagrams in text, privilege leaf at end (and on M2v, see footnote), modern vellum-backed boards, title browned and with a few ink dots
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Provenance

Caspar Tranquillus, 1621, inscription on title: Ex libris Casparis Tranquilli R[egiomontanus] Mar[chicus]; Arndt, 1838, inscription on endleaf (?Peter Friedrich Arndt, 1817-1866, German mathematician); bought from The Antiquarian Scientist, Acton, MA, 1988

Literature

Tomash & Williams N5; Henderson pp.29-30 no. 6.0; Macdonald, Napier, pp.141-143; USTC 6902855

Catalogue Note

This is the issue with an additional privilege statement on the verso of M2, dated 1 October 1619 (see Macdonald p.143).

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