Mathematical treatise

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing a mathematical treatise, [1682], with diagrams in the text. The chapter headings are: 'Analysis triangulorum rectilineorum', 'geometriae practicae cap. 1m', 'principia geographiae generalia', 'de globe eiusque usibus', 'de projectione astronomica', 'de invenienda locorum longitudine', and 'astronomia'.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.

Arrangement

Single item.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bought from Myers & Co. in 1952.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript octavo. Bound in calf, worn. With a worm-hole through ff.1-13, slightly affecting the text.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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