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    Sale 2013

    Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library

    17 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 262

    NAPIER, John. Rabdologiae seu numerationis per virgulas libri duo. Leiden: Peter Rammasen, 1626.

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    NAPIER, John. Rabdologiae seu numerationis per virgulas libri duo. Leiden: Peter Rammasen, 1626.

    12o (142 x 76 mm). 9 woodcut folding diagrams and diagrams in text. (Browned, one plate silked, title torn and repaired.) Contemporary vellum (foot of spine repaired).

    Second edition. Napier's work represents an attempt to devise more efficient ways of calculation by the use of rudimentary calculating devices. See previous lot. See Norman 1574.


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