bound with:]" /> FRISIUS, Gemma Reinerus (1508-1555). <I>Arithmeticae practicae methodus facilis</I>, Wittenberg: Matthaeus Velacius, 1583. 8° (156 x 94mm.). Title with woodcut vignette. (Title with section torn away affecting date, occasional light spotting, browning and dampstaining). "This was the most popular arithmetic of the sixteenth century, at least among those intended for Latin Schools. It combined the older science of numbers with the commercial arithmetic of the Italian writers in such a way as to appeal in a remarkable degree to the teachers of the period" (Smith pp. 201-202). [<I>bound with</I>:] | Christie's