Zisska & Kistner, Auktion 44, 26 October 2004, lot 751, €5,000, Erwin Tomash
Hoock & Jeannin, Ars mercatoria p.224, no. 12.1 ("nicht aufgefunden", citing Smith, Rara arithmetica, p.522); USTC 690038; VD16 S3011 (no copy located); not in Tomash & Williams
RARE: no copy is located by VD16, USTC, or Josef Benzing & Jean Müller’s Bibliographie Strasbourgeoise (1981-1986). The only record we find of a copy is Stadtbibliothek Frankfurt am Main, Katalog der mathematischen Abteilung (Frankfurt am Main 1909), p.115 (shelfmark: Math appl. 506).
Nothing is known about the author other than his Silesian origins.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."