Manuscript on paper of methods and examples of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and the rule of three. Many blank pages. Pages slightly damaged by the acidity of the ink. Copied by one hand in Humanistica Cursiva Libraria/Formata. Thick paper with watermark: shield with kneeling man holding cross?. Similar to Briquet 7629?. A few geometrical figures. Binding: Original limp parchment, a large circle traced with a sharp pencil on the front cover, a group of small circles in the form of a cross on the rear cover. At the top left corner of the front cover a paper label with the 16th-17th century inscription in Humanistica Cursiva: Mathematicorum. Anonymi arithmetica manu scripta linguae Italicae. On the spine is written in the same type of script Aritmetica and, at the top, the letter A. Arithmetica Pratica. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Blanks not digitized.
Italian literature -- 16th century Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven Mathematics, Medieval
Archives or Manuscripts
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Related Exhibit or Resource:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Beinecke MS 656
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 32
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