523
523
Pitiscus, Bartholomäus (1561-1613)
TRIGONOMETRIAE SIUE DE DIMENSIONE TRIANGULO[RUM] LIBRI QUINQUE. AUGSBURG: MICHAEL MANGER FOR DOMINICUS CUSTOS, 1600
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
523
Pitiscus, Bartholomäus (1561-1613)
TRIGONOMETRIAE SIUE DE DIMENSIONE TRIANGULO[RUM] LIBRI QUINQUE. AUGSBURG: MICHAEL MANGER FOR DOMINICUS CUSTOS, 1600
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Pitiscus, Bartholomäus (1561-1613)
TRIGONOMETRIAE SIUE DE DIMENSIONE TRIANGULO[RUM] LIBRI QUINQUE. AUGSBURG: MICHAEL MANGER FOR DOMINICUS CUSTOS, 1600
4to (215 x 165mm.), engraved title, woodcut diagrams in text, engraved device on colophon, contemporary carta rustica, leather ties, modern folding cloth box, contemporary notes loosely laid in, occasional staining, without 2ff. errata at end (see References), very slight wear to binding, one tie missing
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Provenance

Wolfgang Engelbrecht von Auersperg (1610-1673), written into his library catalogue, 1656; Princes of Auersperg, Castle Losensteinleithen, Upper Austria; Johana Auersperg de Mailhos of Montevideo, Uruguay, sale in these rooms, 14 June 1982, lot 303; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1983, Catalogue 11, item 122

Literature

Tomash & Williams P92, P93 and P86; USTC 615235; VD16 ZV12527; VD16 P3087 (variant edition with 2ff. errata); Zinner 3861

Catalogue Note

First separate edition of the first comprehensive textbook of trigonometry, a term invented by the author.

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