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Delamain, Richard
THE MAKING, DESCRIPTION, AND USE OF A SMALL PORTABLE INSTRUMENT FOR YE POCKET (OR ACCORDING TO ANY MAGNITUDE) IN FORME OF A MIXT TRAPEZIA THUS CALLED A HORIZONTALL QUADRANT. COMPOSED AND PRODUSED SOLY FOR THE BENEFIT AND USE OF SUCH WHICH ARE STUDIOUS OF MATHEMATICALL PRACTICE. LONDON: RICHARD HAWKINS, 1632
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Delamain, Richard
THE MAKING, DESCRIPTION, AND USE OF A SMALL PORTABLE INSTRUMENT FOR YE POCKET (OR ACCORDING TO ANY MAGNITUDE) IN FORME OF A MIXT TRAPEZIA THUS CALLED A HORIZONTALL QUADRANT. COMPOSED AND PRODUSED SOLY FOR THE BENEFIT AND USE OF SUCH WHICH ARE STUDIOUS OF MATHEMATICALL PRACTICE. LONDON: RICHARD HAWKINS, 1632
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Delamain, Richard
THE MAKING, DESCRIPTION, AND USE OF A SMALL PORTABLE INSTRUMENT FOR YE POCKET (OR ACCORDING TO ANY MAGNITUDE) IN FORME OF A MIXT TRAPEZIA THUS CALLED A HORIZONTALL QUADRANT. COMPOSED AND PRODUSED SOLY FOR THE BENEFIT AND USE OF SUCH WHICH ARE STUDIOUS OF MATHEMATICALL PRACTICE. LONDON: RICHARD HAWKINS, 1632
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (170 x 104mm.), engraved frontispiece and title, folding letterpress table, woodcut diagrams, engraved illustration pasted to foot of O4 and folded, engraved plate at end, contemporary mottled calf, modern folding cloth box, lacking one plate, a few leaves trimmed at head, binding rebacked
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來源

William Charles de Meuron, 7th Earl Fitzwilliam (1872-1943), armorial bookplate; Harrison D. Horblit (1912-1988); bought from H.P. Kraus, New York, 1985, Catalogue 168, item 13, $2500

出版

Tomash & Williams D27; ESTC S109555; Instruments in print 7; STC 6544

相關資料

RARE: no copy in the British Library. The author, a teacher of mathematics in London, here claims to have invented a horizontal dial which made it possible to tell the time and establish the place of the sun without difficult calculations. His book inaugurated a bitter quarrel with William Oughtred and with Oughtred's pupil, William Forster, over the true inventor of the instrument.

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