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Pico Fonticulano, Geronimo (1541-1596)
TESORO DI MATEMATICHE CONSIDERATIONI DOVE SI CONTIENE LA TEORICA E LA PRATTICA DI TUTTA LA GEOMETRIA. ROME: ANDREA FEI FOR GIOVANNI FRANCESCO DELFINI, 1645
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521
Pico Fonticulano, Geronimo (1541-1596)
TESORO DI MATEMATICHE CONSIDERATIONI DOVE SI CONTIENE LA TEORICA E LA PRATTICA DI TUTTA LA GEOMETRIA. ROME: ANDREA FEI FOR GIOVANNI FRANCESCO DELFINI, 1645
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Pico Fonticulano, Geronimo (1541-1596)
TESORO DI MATEMATICHE CONSIDERATIONI DOVE SI CONTIENE LA TEORICA E LA PRATTICA DI TUTTA LA GEOMETRIA. ROME: ANDREA FEI FOR GIOVANNI FRANCESCO DELFINI, 1645
Folio (291 x 207mm.), woodcut armorial on title-page, woodcut initials and diagrams, woodcut portrait of the author on H3r, Q2v, X4r and Ii4v, contemporary vellum, manuscript calculations on covers, modern folding buckram box, occasional light spotting or staining, outer margin of Hh4 torn, new endpapers, upper hinge broken after first quire
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Provenance

Giovanni Menghi, contemporary inscription on title-page; bought from C.E. Rappaport, Rome, 1988, bookseller's label on inside front cover

Literature

Tomash & Williams P80; Riccardi ii, 275; USTC 4018084

Catalogue Note

Pico was an architect and mathematician in L'Aquila; his Geometria was first published there in 1605. This later work contains details of numerous surveying instruments as well as details of artillery and other military applications of geometry.

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