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Mathematical instruments
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
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Mathematical instruments
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
i. Martin, Benjamin (1705-1782). The description and use of a case of mathematical instruments. London: P & L Dolland, [1760?], 8vo, folding engraved plate, disbound, (bought from Palinurus, Philadelphia, 1989), [T&W M42; ESTC T10166]
ii. [Anonymous]. A description of the pocket case of mathematical instruments... To which is added, a description and uses of the pocket quadrant, commonly called Gunter's quadrant. London: Henry Pyefinch for the author, 1769, 8vo, 3 folding engraved plates, contemporary calf, (bought from B. & L. Rootenberg, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1989), [T&W I21; ESTC T201448 (British Library and National Library of Wales only)], rebacked
iii. Robertson, John (1712-1776). A treatise of such mathematical instruments, as are usually put into a portable case… The third edition, with many additions. London: J. Nourse, 1775, 8vo, 12 folding engraved plates, contemporary calf, new endpapers, (bought from Harriet Wynter, London, 1981), [T&W R101; ESTC T92245; Harris 753], rebacked and repaired
iv. Barrow, John, Sir (1764-1848). A description of pocket and magazine cases of mathematical drawing instruments; in which is explained the use of each instrument, and Particularly of the Sector and Plain Scale... London: J. and W. Watkins, [1792?], 8vo, 4 folding engraved plates, (inkstamps of von Zach and Landesbibliothek Altenburg; bought from Pickering & Chatto, 1993, Catalogue 703, item 3), [T&W B107; ESTC T109900 (5 copies)]
v. Adams, George (1750-1795). Geometrical and graphical essays. London: J. Dillon, 1797, 2 volumes, 8vo, engraved frontispiece, 34 folding engraved plates, contemporary calf, bookplate of Lady Frances Compton (sale in these rooms, 5-6 May 1988, lot 125, Erwin Tomash), [T&W A11; ESTC T142755]
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Second edition of Adams’ Geometrical and graphical essays, corrected and enlarged by William Jones. At the end is a priced list of instruments offered for sale by Jones, keyed to those shown in the plates. The frontispiece depicts Ramsden's "Great Theodolite"; it replaces Adams' 1791 frontispiece, which depicted a different theodolite, on a more complex mounting by Adams.

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