137
137
Glareanus, Henricus Loriti
DE VI ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE SPECIEBUS. (FREIBURG IM BREISGAU: JOANNES FABER, 1539)
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300400
Lot. Vendu 438 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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137
Glareanus, Henricus Loriti
DE VI ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE SPECIEBUS. (FREIBURG IM BREISGAU: JOANNES FABER, 1539)
Estimation
300400
Lot. Vendu 438 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Glareanus, Henricus Loriti
DE VI ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE SPECIEBUS. (FREIBURG IM BREISGAU: JOANNES FABER, 1539)
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (157 x 98mm.), woodcut device on title, woodcut initials, modern boards, spine gilt, a few leaves slightly shorter, new endpapers, slight soiling also to binding
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Provenance

Kiefer & Moirandat, Basel, 26-27 April 1996, lot 108; Erwin Tomash, booklabel

Bibliographie

Smith, Rara arithmetica, pp.191-192; Tomash & Williams G49; USTC 631941; VD16 L2670 (cf. L2669, different setting of the title-page)

Description

A theoretical text treating quadrivial mathematics in accordance with Boethian number theory, with a lengthy excursus on the correct grammatical use of numerals; at the end is a short “compendiolum” on proportions. It is one of the author’s most successful books, passing through at least four more editions at Freiburg im Breisgau and four others printed abroad.

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