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

Rome: Tipografia delle Belle Arti, 1857. First. hardcover. 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. very good(+).

The seven unpublished works in this volume are valuable in connection with the early history of arithmetic in Italy.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.

Price: $650.00

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