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LJS 496 Treatise on practical mathematical calculation

Title

Treatise on practical mathematical calculation

Call number

LJS 496
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Italian

Origin

Written in Italy in the last quarter of the 15th century (Sotheby's).
Date
between 1475 and 1499
Place
Italy

Summary

Beginning of a survey of practical applications of mathematics (abacho), algebra (alghorismo), and geometry (fighura) for commercial purposes such as banking or trade, in a larger format than most commercial mathematical manuscripts; missing leaves at end. Spaces left for initials ranging from 3 to 8 lines in height.

Watermark

Similar to Briquet Aigle 81-90 (Tuscany, 1475-1507).

Extent

10 leaves : 415 x 290 (270 x 180) mm. bound to 420 x 300 mm

Foliation

Paper, 10; [1-10], modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Single vertical catchword (f. 9v).

Binding

19th-century marbled pasteboard with parchment spine and pastedowns of printed leaves from a 19th-century archaeological work.

Layout

Written in 43-46 long lines.

Script

Written in a cursive script by a single hand.

Provenance

Subjects topical

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Inside front cover
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Inside back cover
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Back cover
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Spine
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