First edition of John Napier's "Rabdologiae" (1617

Made:
1617 in England
author:
John Napier
Title page from first edition of John Napier's 'Rabdologiae' (1617). Black and white copy photograph taken in May 1914,

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Title page from first edition of John Napier's 'Rabdologiae' (1617). Black and white copy photograph taken in May 1914,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

First edition of John Napier's "Rabdologiae" (1617)

Details

Category:
Printed Books
Object Number:
1912-216
Materials:
leather and paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
open: 45 mm x 160 mm x 150 mm, 0.09 kg
type:
books (mathematical)
credit:
Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodges