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Pietro Borgo. Libro de Abacho 1540


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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Thomas Masterson. Arithmeticke 1592-1595 First edition


Arithmeticke 1592-1595 First edition

Elizabethan merchant's arithmetic

MASTERSON,Thomas His First Booke of Arithmeticke. Shewing the ingenious inuentions, and figuratiue operations, by which to calculate the true solution or answeres of Arithmeticall questions: after a more perfect, plaine, briefe, well ordered Arithmeticall way, than any other heretofore published: verie necessarie for all men. [with] His Second Booke of....

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