Kyoto. Edo. 勝村治右衛門.[Katsumura Jiemon]. 須原屋伊八.[Suharaya Ihachi]. 天保 6 (1835). Reprint. Stock ID #164202
Complete 3 volume set of Japanese woodblock Edo mathematics books> detailing with how to solve mathematical problems using the Edo period symbolic manipulation method known as 点竄術 [tenzan jutsu]. Black and white illustrations in the text in all volumes, 5+11+17 leaves (Volume 1), 27 leaves (Volume 2); 33 leaves (Volume 3). Traditional Japanese 4 hole stab binding on double leaves, title labels laid down upper covers. Covers rubbed in places, worming mainly on edges on Volume Three affecting some text, covers pf the first volume insect damage with some much more minor damage covers of other volumes, string ties partially detached on Volume One. Text in 8 vertical lines in Kanji with reading marks. 22.4 x 15.7cm. First published in 文化七年 (1810), this is a 天保 6 (1835) reprint. First preface by 北山老人 [Kitayama Rojin] dated 文化七年(1810); second preface by 鈴山山田利政 [Suzuki Yamada Toshimasa] dated 文化庚午(1810); third preface by 小泉理永寧夫 [Koizumi Riei Yasuo?], dated 文化庚午 (1810). In the 17th century, the Japanese mathematician 関 孝和 [Seki Takakazu](1642 – 1708) developed a form of algebra known as 點竄術 [tenzan jutsu]. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 164202).
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