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The Resource Libro de abacho : il quale insegna fare ogni ragione mercantile [et] pertegare le terre con larte della geometria [et] altre nobilissime ragione straordinarie : con la tauola come respondeno li pesi [et] monede de molte cittade paesi con la inclita citta di Vinegia : il quale libro se chiamano Thesoro vniuersale

Libro de abacho : il quale insegna fare ogni ragione mercantile [et] pertegare le terre con larte della geometria [et] altre nobilissime ragione straordinarie : con la tauola come respondeno li pesi [et] monede de molte cittade paesi con la inclita citta di Vinegia : il quale libro se chiamano Thesoro vniuersale

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Libro de abacho : il quale insegna fare ogni ragione mercantile [et] pertegare le terre con larte della geometria [et] altre nobilissime ragione straordinarie : con la tauola come respondeno li pesi [et] monede de molte cittade paesi con la inclita citta di Vinegia : il quale libro se chiamano Thesoro vniuersale
Title
Libro de abacho
Title remainder
il quale insegna fare ogni ragione mercantile [et] pertegare le terre con larte della geometria [et] altre nobilissime ragione straordinarie : con la tauola come respondeno li pesi [et] monede de molte cittade paesi con la inclita citta di Vinegia : il quale libro se chiamano Thesoro vniuersale
Title variation
  • Thesoro vniuersale
  • Thesoro universale
  • Libro de abaco
Creator
Contributor
Binder
Engraver
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
ita
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
volume 1, column 485
Citation source
Riccardi, P. Riccardi, P. Biblioteca matematica italiana dalla origine della stampa ai primi anni del secolo XIX
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Libro de abacho : il quale insegna fare ogni ragione mercantile [et] pertegare le terre con larte della geometria [et] altre nobilissime ragione straordinarie : con la tauola come respondeno li pesi [et] monede de molte cittade paesi con la inclita citta di Vinegia : il quale libro se chiamano Thesoro vniuersale
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1515. Written by Girolamo Tagliente, assisted by his relative Giovanni Antonio Tagliente, and not, as some have thought, by Giovanni Rocha, who merely corrected some of the editions. Cf. Riccardi
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A-K8
  • Woodcuts: title within illustrated border block, signed "L.A." by the engraver Luc'Antonio degli Uberti; first word of title is xylographic, white-on-black, decorated with white strapwork; below the next nine lines of title information are the figures of two scholars, Ptolemy and Pythagoras, seated before a large globe, encircled with signs of the Zodiac; text lavishly illustrated with woodcut drawings, some full-page, diagrams, and woodcut mathematical examples and tables within ornamental borders; full-page illustration on verso of t.p. shows a teacher instructing his pupils in measuring, with a student demonstrating with a compass and a globe; full-page woodcut multiplication table on verso of last leaf, signed in full by Luc'Antonio degli Uberti; see R. Mortimer, Italian sixteenth century books, no. 489
  • Title-page printed in red and black; title in gothic type; text printed in roman type
  • "Giovanne Rocha allo lettore": p. [158]
  • This ed. not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, Sander, Mortimer, or Adams
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[160] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: dark brown grained calf, signed by the binder ("Bound by Zaehnsdorf, 1901") on lower turn-in of upper cover; with maroon silk-lined covers and endpapers. White-on-black bookplate of C.W. Dyson Perrins on recto of first free endpaper, accompanied by his small round shelf-mark label with no. "297" added in ms.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16631413
  • ucoclc16631413
Label
Libro de abacho : il quale insegna fare ogni ragione mercantile [et] pertegare le terre con larte della geometria [et] altre nobilissime ragione straordinarie : con la tauola come respondeno li pesi [et] monede de molte cittade paesi con la inclita citta di Vinegia : il quale libro se chiamano Thesoro vniuersale
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1515. Written by Girolamo Tagliente, assisted by his relative Giovanni Antonio Tagliente, and not, as some have thought, by Giovanni Rocha, who merely corrected some of the editions. Cf. Riccardi
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A-K8
  • Woodcuts: title within illustrated border block, signed "L.A." by the engraver Luc'Antonio degli Uberti; first word of title is xylographic, white-on-black, decorated with white strapwork; below the next nine lines of title information are the figures of two scholars, Ptolemy and Pythagoras, seated before a large globe, encircled with signs of the Zodiac; text lavishly illustrated with woodcut drawings, some full-page, diagrams, and woodcut mathematical examples and tables within ornamental borders; full-page illustration on verso of t.p. shows a teacher instructing his pupils in measuring, with a student demonstrating with a compass and a globe; full-page woodcut multiplication table on verso of last leaf, signed in full by Luc'Antonio degli Uberti; see R. Mortimer, Italian sixteenth century books, no. 489
  • Title-page printed in red and black; title in gothic type; text printed in roman type
  • "Giovanne Rocha allo lettore": p. [158]
  • This ed. not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, Sander, Mortimer, or Adams
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[160] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: dark brown grained calf, signed by the binder ("Bound by Zaehnsdorf, 1901") on lower turn-in of upper cover; with maroon silk-lined covers and endpapers. White-on-black bookplate of C.W. Dyson Perrins on recto of first free endpaper, accompanied by his small round shelf-mark label with no. "297" added in ms.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16631413
  • ucoclc16631413

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