Auction 357 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

ACCOUNTING -- WANINGHEN, H. Tresoor van't Italiaens boeck-houden, waer in begrepen staet, een memoriael, Iournael, ende Schult-Boeck: Inhoudende 100 schoone pertijen, noch 530 Vraghen ende Antwoorden, staende elck onder sijnen Tytel, verciert met schoone verklaringen. Oock omme Boeck te houden voor Coninghen ofte Princen, voor groote Compagnien ende voor de Commisen daer voor varende, (…). Van nieus oversien, en ghecorrigeert, door J. Buninga (=Buingha). Amst., W.I. Stam, 1624. (8), (148) pp. W. engr. portr. of the author on ti-p. Fol. Mod. hcl. extra. (First and last lvs. (incl. ti.) severely dam./frayed by humidity (w. loss of text), stained throughout, some minor moulding in a few places).

Hendrick Waninghen (van Campen),(Kampen c. 1570 - c. 1630), was a bookkeeper based in Amsterdam, where he taught arithmetic and bookkeeping. He wrote two manuals on this subject. - Extremely rare accounting book, first published in 1607. All editions are exceptionally scarce. This edition not in NCC, only 1 copy found (Stockholm Kungliga Bibl.). Cf. Hoogendoorn, Bibliogr. of the Exact Sciences, (p. 970-971), but he does not mention this edition at all. - For the portrait see Hollstein Dutch 36; Lugt 2228; Muller, Portretten, 5940. - Sold w.a.f., not subject to return.

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