Manuscript volume containing writings on mathematics, , and entitled 'The use of the rule and compass in drawings of lines, angles, parallels and geometrical superficial figures comprehended in eight practices, together with notes on decimal arithmetic, logarithms, mensuration, fortification, dialling and other branches of mathematics. The handwriting and watermarks are of the seventeenth century, and the date 1688 appears on the verso of leaf 68, where adjoining a 'Table for the declination of the sunne', is written 'Example for the 22th May 1668'. On leaf 112 appears 'A particular of all my mathematical instruments and the severall prices I paid for them'.
Mathematics: various writings
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 123 leaves
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Manuscript folio. Paper.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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