Manuscript transcript by Richard Bateman, 1612, of a work by Benedictus Victorius Faventius containing a calculator or computer for increasing or diminishing figures, which was printed by Benedict Hector, bookseller of Bologna, in 1512. The text was copied by Bateman from a treatise of a revised edition by Dom. Gaetanus, Doctor of Medicine.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 245
- Dates of Creation1612
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialLatin
- Physical Description14 leaves
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Manuscript folio. Bound in calf.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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Bound with Suiseth, Calculator (1520) and Grosseteste, Opuscula (1514).