Moore, Sir Jonas ~ Moore’s arithmetick in two books.
London: J.G. for Nath. Brook, 1660
Second edition 1660. 8vo. This edition scarcer on the market than the first. Full title : Moor's arithmetick in two books. The first treating of the vulgar arithmetick... The second of arithmetick in species or algebra... To which are added two treatises: 1. A new contemplation geometrical upon the... ellipsis. 2. The two first books of Mydorgius his conical sections, analized by... W. Oughtred, Englished and completed with cuts (A canon of the squares and cubes of all numbers under 1000...). London: J.G. for Nath. Brook, 1660This copy lacking the general title, portrait frontis and 2 folding plates. The text is otherwise complete and 5 folding engraved plates are present with one of them loose. The precise collation is :Three blanks to front and to rear, the first and last excised the others all with extensive contemporary mathematical annotations in ink.Title ("Algebra Arithmetick")Title ("Contemplationes Geometrica")[iv] (Dedications)224pp; 95pp; 33pp; 39pp; 48ppOF the 5 folding plates two have fold tears without loss and all have minor ink annotations.Contemporary ink calculations to free endpapers (one at rear defective) and some to text, a little browned, some stains, a few marginal defects, contemporary calf, slightly worn and rubbed, but generally very good and all original.[Wing M2564]
EDITION: later edition
BINDING : Hardback
BOOK CONDITION: Very Good
JACKET: No Jacket
INVENTORY NUMBER: 109293