6261. Cataneo's mathematical treatise Venice 1567

CATANEO, PIETRO. Le pratiche delle due prime mathematiche ricorrette, & meglio ordinate, con alcune aggiontioni. Divise in libri quatro. .... Venice (G. Griffio) 1567.

8vo (200x145 mm). 88 ll. Title with printer's device in woodcut, schematical woodcuts in text and woodcut initials.
Contemporary soft vellum, partly worn and rubbed, split inner joints, lacking bands.Title with old stamp (coat-of-arms), smaller dampstain to margin, text with a few dampstains and some slight spotting. Old notes to endpapers, first endpaper and some of the first leaves partly loose.

Third enlarged edition, first printed 1546. Interesting mathematical treatise from the 16th century concerning Ars Mercatoria (cf. Riccardi).