拍品 440
  • 440

MORLAND, THE DESCRIPTION AND USE OF TWO ARITHMETICK INSTRUMENTS, LONDON, 1673

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  • The description and use of two arithmetick instruments. London: Moses Pitt, 1673
FIRST EDITION, later issue (see footnote), 8vo (149 x 85mm.), text: with a second printed title page entitled "A new, and most useful instrument for addition and substraction (sic)" dated 1672, illustrations: 25 of 26 engravings as follows - 6 full-page illustrations printed on blank versos of second title and pp.1-5 (A2-7), 4 folding plates pasted onto blank versos of text leaves pp.6 and [8]-10 (A8 and B1-3), 2 further plates, one folding, and 13 full-page illustrations printed on verso of text leaves or printed dos-à-dos, modern calf, lacking portrait and F8 (see lots 438 and 439), a few leaves somewhat soiled including first title page, some leaves slightly damp-stained, 2 folding plates (on verso p.6 and p.10) repaired at edge
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