Arithmetica pratica

Published/Created:
Northern Italy
between 1575 and 1600
Physical Description:
ff. xi + 26 + iii : paper ; 215 x 160 mm.
Notes:
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.
Topics:
Italian literature -- 16th century
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Mathematics, Medieval
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 656
Orbis Record:
9616528
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599077
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1415462
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998933
PID:
digcoll:3688451

Number of Pages: 32
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