Scritti Inediti del P.D. Pietro Cossali... Pubblicati da Baldassarre Boncompagni... Seguiti da una Appendice contenente Quattro Lettere dirette al Medesimo P. Cossali, ed una Nota Intorno a Queste Lettere
Place Published: Rome
Publisher: Tipografia delle Belle Arti
Date Published: 1857
Description: With 2 facsimiles and numerous mathematical diagrams in the text and on margins. Folio, contemporary 1/2 vellum (darkened; paper spine label chipped). Roma: Tipografia delle Belle Arti, 1857. First edition. A very good(+) solid copy, printed on beautiful paper, with wide, untrimmed margins.
Comments: The seven unpublished works in this volume are valuable in connection with the early history of arithmetic in Italy. There is a group of mostly historical lectures on arithmetic, historico- scientific notes on the origins of modern arithmetic and algebra. Cossali (1748-1815) taught both physics and astronomy at the University of Parma.Edition: First
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 36126