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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 196

    CAVALIERI, Bonaventura (1598-1647). Trigonometria plana, et sphaerica, linearis, & logarithmica. Bologna: heirs of Benacci, 1643. 4° (231 x 163). Additional engraved title (waterstained at upper inner corner, early leaves waterstained, H4-I2 of tables holed with loss of some figures, latest leaves with small wormtrack, barely affecting any figures). Old vellum-backed decorated boards, edges rubbed. Provenance: old ink ownership inscription at foot of title.

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    CAVALIERI, Bonaventura (1598-1647). Trigonometria plana, et sphaerica, linearis, & logarithmica. Bologna: heirs of Benacci, 1643. 4° (231 x 163). Additional engraved title (waterstained at upper inner corner, early leaves waterstained, H4-I2 of tables holed with loss of some figures, latest leaves with small wormtrack, barely affecting any figures). Old vellum-backed decorated boards, edges rubbed. Provenance: old ink ownership inscription at foot of title.

    FIRST EDITION of the book which introduced the use of logarithmic /trigonometric tables to Italy. Cinti 111; Riccardi I, 328.


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