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[Handbook of commercial arithmetic]; [manuscript].

Title:
[Handbook of commercial arithmetic] [manuscript].
Abstract:
Arithmetical tables framed by ornamental borders (Figure di sapere levare...Partire per galera, f. 2-10), followed by a brief introduction (f. 11r, incipit: La regola del tre la qual e fondamento delle ragioni de mercancia, dated 1 April, 1578), and statements of problems and their solutions; with subtitles Prima esemina (f. 25v), seconda esemina (f. 49r), and Quivi finisse l'abaco per ragione...(f. 71v).
Format:
95 leaves : paper, col. ill.; 200 x 128 mm. bound to 206 x 143 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn155964721; (OCoLC)155964721; (CStRLIN)PAUR96-A102; (PU)2486461-penndb-Voyager
Language:
Italian.
Provenance:
Entry on last blank page indicates that this volume was given by Lucretia to her brother who might be identical with the person named in the next lines "Gio. Domenico Verni" [?].; Formerly owned by Prince Baldassarre Boncompagni of Rome (no. 201 (269)).; Gift of Dorothy S. Brady (professor emeritus of economics, University of Pennsylvania, d. 1977), 1968.
Publisher:
[Lombardy, ca. 1578]
Subject:
Mathematics -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Manuscripts, Italian; 16th century.; Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Type:
Manuscript
Personal Name:
Boncompagni, Baldassarre,
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 468
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts