Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 510 (V.8.13)
Title: Geometria Practica
Date of Creation: Between 1599 and 1699
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Incerti Avctoris, Geometria Practica.
Unknown Author's Mathematical Treatise:
Begins (2, 1 recto lines 1-3): Ad maiorem Dei Deiparęque | gloriam. | Arithmetica
Ends (29, 2 recto lines 25, 26): to suo notabit aeris diversitatem | Finis.
Remarks: The "Arithmetica" is contained in 2, 1 recto-6, 6 recto
The "Tractatus De Arithmetica Cossica sive Algebra" is contained in 7, 1 recto-12, 3 verso
The "Geometrica Practica" is contained in 13, 1 recto-25, 6 recto
The "De Usa Linea Sinuum" is contained in 26, 1 recto-26, 4 recto
The "Tractatus Hydrostaticus" is contained in 27, 1 recto-29, 2 recto
On i, 4 recto in a XVII.-XVIII. Cent. hand: James Brunnetti.
[Formerly Q.9.26; Q.9.189]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 1/8 x 4 5/8, ff. 136, originally ff. 138, beautifully written in single cols. of about 36 lines, each 6¼ x 3 3/4, margins folded, not ruled, no signatures, catchwords or foliation, numerous geometrical diagrams, one moveable (15, 1 recto), no marginalia, clean and well preserved. Late Cent. XVII.
Binding: Original, millboards, covered spattered calf, gilt-tooled panelled back, spattered red edges, title (gilt): GEOME | PRACT. Late Cent. XVII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 417.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 417.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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provenance: James Brunetti fl.c.1700
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