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Italian mathematics manuscript. 1774. 4to. 362 pp., lacking two leaves (201/2, and 265/6.) Period half sheep, binding quite worn and rubbed, tears and chips to spine, corners rounded. Contents with some light soiling and foxing in places, some faded stains but generally clean, a few leaves loose. ************************************ Containing various problems and formulas with explanations in Italian. Provenance: Front pastedown with modern presentation inscription to Walter Schirra (one of the original seven astronauts chosen for Project Mercury), as the manuscript was written by a descendant of his. Purchased by private collector from a sale of the Schirra estate.

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[Mathematics, Wally Schirra] Manuscript, 1774

Estimate $500 - $700Mar 25, 2017