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Tables, logarithmic and trigonometric--Shubiao
[LOGARITHMIC AND TRIGONOMETRIC TABLES. PEKING?, C.1800]
LOT SOLD. 1,063 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
643
Tables, logarithmic and trigonometric--Shubiao
[LOGARITHMIC AND TRIGONOMETRIC TABLES. PEKING?, C.1800]
LOT SOLD. 1,063 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Tables, logarithmic and trigonometric--Shubiao
[LOGARITHMIC AND TRIGONOMETRIC TABLES. PEKING?, C.1800]
volume 2 only, 4to (260 x 168mm.), text in Chinese, printed in red and black from moveable type, dark blue silk wrappers, white silk label, modern folding cloth box, minor spotting
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Provenance

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), with his shelfmark; Philip Robinson (1902-1991), sale in these rooms, Part II: The Chinese collection, 22 November 1988, lot 232, Erwin Tomash

Literature

Tomash & Williams M64

Catalogue Note

This volume of Napierian logarithmic tables was probably compiled by Jesuit scientists in Peking in the early nineteenth century.

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