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Saunderson on Algebra 1740

Lot 0142 Details

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Saunderson, Nicholas. THE ELEMENTS OF ALGEBRA, IN TEN BOOKS. Cambridge: University Press, 1740. 2 vol. 4to. With engraved portrait and 9 plates (of which 8 are folding), and list of subscribers and errata; without the additional letterpress titles seen in some copies (discarded in this example.) Sympathetically rebound in modern half-calf with period labels laid on to spines. Bookplates of Thomas H. Wood tipped to pastedowns. ****************** FIRST EDITION. Nicholas Saunderson (1682 – 1739), blind English scientist, mathematician, and early discoverer of Bayes theorem (DNB).
Condition
One leaf with penny-sized hole repaired with old paper (no loss of text), text quite clean and bright overall with a few occasions of light foxing and toning (mostly to plates), a few occasions of light soiling, a couple of very small marginal chips. Overall a nice set, Very Good.
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Saunderson on Algebra 1740

Estimate $300 - $500
Mar 28, 2020
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0142: Saunderson on Algebra 1740

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Lot 0142 Details

Description
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Saunderson, Nicholas. THE ELEMENTS OF ALGEBRA, IN TEN BOOKS. Cambridge: University Press, 1740. 2 vol. 4to. With engraved portrait and 9 plates (of which 8 are folding), and list of subscribers and errata; without the additional letterpress titles seen in some copies (discarded in this example.) Sympathetically rebound in modern half-calf with period labels laid on to spines. Bookplates of Thomas H. Wood tipped to pastedowns. ****************** FIRST EDITION. Nicholas Saunderson (1682 – 1739), blind English scientist, mathematician, and early discoverer of Bayes theorem (DNB).
Condition
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One leaf with penny-sized hole repaired with old paper (no loss of text), text quite clean and bright overall with a few occasions of light foxing and toning (mostly to plates), a few occasions of light soiling, a couple of very small marginal chips. Overall a nice set, Very Good.

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