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Rare Books And Manuscripts

Merchants Arithmetic, Book-Keeping & Accountancy

Pietro Borgo. Libro de Abacho 1540

PIETRO BORGO

Libro de Abacho 1540

The second Italian commercial arithmetic – a practical book for the use of merchants

BORGO,Pietro. Libro de Abacho. Venice,Bernardino de Bindoni 1540 Quarto, 20.0 x 15.5 cm, contemporary vellum, yapped edges, later endpapers, 99 leaves [leaves 1, 68-69, 88, 91 and 100 are unnumbered; no leaves for 7 and 8; leaf 80 is misnumbered 74, leaf 86 misnumbered 8], woodcut initials, rinted mathematical calculations in the margins thro....

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Pierre Forcadel. L’Arithmeticque 1557-1558

PIERRE FORCADEL

L’Arithmeticque 1557-1558

‘Perhaps the most elaborate French treatise on arithmetic published in the 16th century’

L’Arithmeticque de P.Forcadel, de Beziers. En laquelle sont traictes quatre reigles briefues, qui contiennent les deux cents qurante anciennes: & plusieurs autres reigles, pour l’exercice des nombres entiers, par lesquels on peut facilement paruenir à la cognoissance de l’Agebre. Le tout de l’inuention dudi?t Forcadel...Le Second Livre...Le Tro....

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