511
511
Peurbach, Georg von (1423-1461)
OPUS ALGORITHMI. [LEIPZIG]: (MARTIN LANDSBERG, 1503)
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2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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511
Peurbach, Georg von (1423-1461)
OPUS ALGORITHMI. [LEIPZIG]: (MARTIN LANDSBERG, 1503)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Peurbach, Georg von (1423-1461)
OPUS ALGORITHMI. [LEIPZIG]: (MARTIN LANDSBERG, 1503)
4to (215 x 155mm.), 8 leaves, A8, paraphs and initials supplied in red or blue, some underlining in red, modern half vellum, a few small marginal wormholes
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Provenance

Reiss & Auvermann, Auktion 46, 15-18 October 1991, lot 26, DM 4500, Erwin Tomash

Literature

Tomash & Williams P60; Smith, Rara arithmetica p.53; USTC 679754 (3 copies); VD16 P2041 (listing one copy in Munich)

Catalogue Note

"A brief elementary textbook on practical computation with integers and fractions" (DSB, XV, p.478), which was first printed in Vienna in around 1499; for a later edition, see lot 512.

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