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Abacus
A COLLECTION OF 7 WORKS IN 8 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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Abacus
A COLLECTION OF 7 WORKS IN 8 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
LOT SOLD. 100 GBP
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Abacus
A COLLECTION OF 7 WORKS IN 8 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Chasles, Michel. "Histoire de l'arithmétique. Explication des traités de l'abacus..." [from:] Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences. [Paris,] 1843, disbound, (bought from Graham Weiner, London, 1997), [T&W C70]
ii. Wooding, William. The "decimal" abakus. London: Spottiswoode, 1885, (bought from Eric Korn, 1992), [T&W W111]
iii. Hartmuth, Max. Vom Abacus zum Rechenschieber. Hamburg: Verlag Boysen & Maasch, 1942, slide rule in pocket at front, pamphlet in pocket at rear, (bought from Gerhard Renner, Albstadt-Tailfingen, 1989), [T&W H28]
iv. [Nanjo, Ltd.] Your best guide on soroban. Tokyo: Nanjo Ltd., [c.1947], [T&W N2]
v. Yamamoto, Chogoro. Soroban (abacus). Tokyo: Satsumaya Abacus Co., [c.1950], [T&W Y1]
vi. Ming, Kwa Tak. The fundamental operations in bead arithmetic. [no place: no publisher, no date], [not in T&W]
vii. Williams, F.H. How to operate the abacus. Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, [no date], [T&W W83]
mostly 8vo, various bindings, several minor tears or minor loss
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