692
692
Widmann, Johannes (c. 1460 - after 1498)
BEHEND UND HÜPSCH RECHNUNG UFF ALLEN KAUFFMANSCHAFFTEN. (HAGENAU: THOMAS ANSHELM, 1519)
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
692
Widmann, Johannes (c. 1460 - after 1498)
BEHEND UND HÜPSCH RECHNUNG UFF ALLEN KAUFFMANSCHAFFTEN. (HAGENAU: THOMAS ANSHELM, 1519)
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Widmann, Johannes (c. 1460 - after 1498)
BEHEND UND HÜPSCH RECHNUNG UFF ALLEN KAUFFMANSCHAFFTEN. (HAGENAU: THOMAS ANSHELM, 1519)
8vo (133 x 90mm.), woodcut diagrams and illustrations, woodcut printer's device beneath colophon, old binding of reused vellum manuscript, later vellum labels on spine, a few small wormholes, binding slightly rubbed, rebacked retaining most of original spine, lacking 2 pairs of ties
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Provenance

Ex libris Joannes Laurig, 1682; Capuchins of Pont-à-Mousson, inscription on title-page; Robert B. Honeyman (1897-1987), sale in these rooms 20 May 1981, lot 3116, £600; Reiss & Auvermann, Auktion 46, 15-18 October 1991, lot 43, DM16,000; bought from Hans-Horst Koch, Berlin, 1998

Literature

Tomash & Williams W48; Benzing, Bibliographie Haguenovienne, 54; Hoock & Jeannin W7.4 (locating Hagenau, BM only); VD16 W2479 (Forschungsbibliothek Gotha only); USTC 615537 (adding Columbia University)

Catalogue Note

The fourth edition of Widmann's arithmetic, with more elegant illustrations.

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