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Mathematische rariteit-kamer. Zynde een volkoomen beschryvinge van de algebra. by  Symon Panser - 1747 - from Black Dog Rare Books (SKU: 135)

Mathematische rariteit-kamer. Zynde een volkoomen beschryvinge van de algebra.

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Mathematische rariteit-kamer. Zynde een volkoomen beschryvinge van de algebra.

by Panser, Symon

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4to (22 x 17,5 cm). [14], "744" [=474], [2] pp. With woodcut frontispiece portrait of the author. Contemporary half vellum, comb-marbled sides.

In good condition, with the binding slightly rubbed and the spine slightly dirty, corners bumped, page 414 with a contemporary annotation, the last two leaves with a few annotations in pencil.

First edition of a rare Dutch algebra textbook.

Dedicated to scientist Petrus van Musschenbroek and divided into four 'books', it includes exercises and their solutions on basic algebra, polynomial equations, arithmetic, logarithms, etc. It was reissued in 1749 and 1766. The author, Symon Panser, was an Embden teacher of mathematics, astronomy and navigation. He wrote several works on algebra, arithmetics, astronomy and solar eclipses.

The lovely portrait is by J. Heze. No auction records.

STCN (2 complete copies, both in the Amsterdam University Library).

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Bookseller Inventory #
135
Title
Mathematische rariteit-kamer. Zynde een volkoomen beschryvinge van de algebra.
Author
Panser, Symon
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Publisher
Jacobus Sipkes
Place of Publication
Groningen
Date published
1747
Keywords
Mathematics
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