DE THIENDE, 1585. Facsimile with an introduction by A. J. E. M. Smeur.;. Simon Stevin.
DE THIENDE, 1585. Facsimile with an introduction by A. J. E. M. Smeur.; .

DE THIENDE, 1585. Facsimile with an introduction by A. J. E. M. Smeur.; .

Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1965. Hardcover. 36, (37), (1) pp., frontispiece; 12mo, gilt parchment over boards. Mild soiling to boards, slight wear to spine ends, else very good. Item #22908

Introduction and English translation of the work followed by a facsimile of the 1585 Christoph Plantin edition (in Dutch). De Deinde (the art of tenths) essentially established the use of decimal arithmetic in Europe, though the concept had been introduced by Arab mathematicians in the early fifteenth century.

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