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Scala De' Meriti A Capo D'Anno Trattato Geometrico by  Giuseppe Torelli - First Edition - 1750 - from Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. and

Scala De' Meriti A Capo D'Anno Trattato Geometrico

by Torelli, Giuseppe

Condition: Very Good++

Verona: Agostino Carattoni, 1750. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good++. 12mo, 29 pages; 12 engraved diagrams. Bound to style in full brown calf, gilt title on front panel. Torelli, a mathemetician in Verona, uses mathematical diagrams to enable merchants to compute values of capital. Internally very clean and bright, with very light foxing on first and final leaves. Armorial bookplate. Only 2 copies show up on OCLC.


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