Baldassarre Boncompagni-Ludovisi letter

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Address: Rome. [To Augustus De Morgan.] Thanks De Morgan for his letter of 14 November 1858, giving information about Francesco Galigai's 'Pratica d'Arithmetica' (1548), and asks for further details. Enquires about the library of Dr [Daniel Mitford] Peacock. Asks De Morgan to get Count [Guglielmo] Libri to send catalogues of sales he was to hold [in March and August 1859] in England and in Paris. Enquires about further editions of De Morgan's 'Arithmetical Books' (1847) and offers to get one printed in Rome.
Autograph, with signature.


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This document is inserted at the front of the volume containing B Boncompagni 'Intorno ad alcune opere di Leonardo Pisano matematico del secolo decimoterzo' (1854) (copy formerly belonging to A De Morgan) - Library classmark [DeM] L° (B.P.7) SSR. To request the document, please place an order for the volume, specifying that you wish to see the autograph letter AL481. (NB This item has an outmoded reference of MS913I/12/1].

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