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Arithmetic/Accounting. FIGATELLI. Trattato aritmetico. 1680.

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Arithmetic/Accounting. FIGATELLI. Trattato aritmetico. 1680.
 FIGATELLI, Giuseppe Maria. Trattato aritmetico nel quale con somma brevitą, e chiarezza si contiene quanto di bello, & buono si trova sparso per gli Autori, & quanto si possa desiderare, per sapere maneggiare il numero non solo nelle quantitą rationali, & per le regole Mercantesche; ma nelle quantitą irrationali ancora... In questa Terza Impressione aggiontovi l'Algebra. Venezia, Stefano Curti, 1680.

In-small 8vo, mm. 170 x 120. Contemporary sewing binding. Pp. (8), 376. Woodcut initial letters, headpieces and endpieces. Good copy with wide margins.

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Popular treatise of practical arithmetic, widely used in mercantile calculus, which was widely used in the seventeenth century, from the first edition appeared in 1614 in Modena until the end of the century. This edition is the first with the addition of Algebra. The treaty contains many curious examples of accounting drawn from the commercial practice of the time; as well as some numerical games. Riccardi, Correzioni e Aggiunte, Serie Va, p. 63.
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