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Su[m]ma de arithmetica geometria proportioni [et] proportionalita

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Su[m]ma de arithmetica geometria proportioni [et] proportionalita
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Su[m]ma de arithmetica geometria proportioni [et] proportionalita
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Summary
First Renaissance mathematical encyclopedia compiled by Luca Pacioli, friend, teacher, and collaborator of Leonardo da Vinci, containing the first comprehensive treatment of algebra; first examples of calculus and calculated logarithms; first printed text on mathematics of linear perspective, and first printed work to illustrate the earliest printed representation of computation using finger counting.
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DLC
Citation location within source
  • 4105
  • V:457 (IB. 23272)
  • 779
  • L-315
  • page 54
  • 5367
Citation source
  • Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum
  • Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum
  • Essling. livres à figures vénitiens de la fin du XVe siècle et du commencement du XVIe
  • Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries
  • Smith, D.E. Rara arithmetica (4th ed.)
  • Sander, M. Livre à figures italien depuis 1467 jusqu'à 1530
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
It was also the first printed text on geometry in a vernacular language; see Jane Gleeson-White, Double entry, pages 91-131
Label
Su[m]ma de arithmetica geometria proportioni [et] proportionalita
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Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: 1-81 a-z8 [et]8 [con]8 [rum]10 2A14 A-H8 I-K6
  • Woodcuts: two full-page woodcut illustrations; white vine initials of varying sizes, including a large 14-line white-on-black foliated initial "L" at beginning of text on recto of leaf 1; text illustrated throughout with numerous marginal figurative and diagrammatic figures
  • Text printed in gothic type; rectos of leaves 1 and 82 printed in red and black; some spaces left for capitals, some with guide letters
Dimensions
34 cm (folio)
Extent
[8], 224, 76 leaves
Lccn
49036374
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: bound in modern beveled boards and brown leather, blind ruled; yellow pastepaper endpapers. Forms part of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, gift of Dr. Elmer Belt, 1961.
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  • (OCoLC)11094728
  • ucoclc11094728
Label
Su[m]ma de arithmetica geometria proportioni [et] proportionalita
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: 1-81 a-z8 [et]8 [con]8 [rum]10 2A14 A-H8 I-K6
  • Woodcuts: two full-page woodcut illustrations; white vine initials of varying sizes, including a large 14-line white-on-black foliated initial "L" at beginning of text on recto of leaf 1; text illustrated throughout with numerous marginal figurative and diagrammatic figures
  • Text printed in gothic type; rectos of leaves 1 and 82 printed in red and black; some spaces left for capitals, some with guide letters
Dimensions
34 cm (folio)
Extent
[8], 224, 76 leaves
Lccn
49036374
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: bound in modern beveled boards and brown leather, blind ruled; yellow pastepaper endpapers. Forms part of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, gift of Dr. Elmer Belt, 1961.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11094728
  • ucoclc11094728

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