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Newton, John (1622-1678)
TRIGONOMETRIA BRITANICA: OR, THE DOCTRINE OF TRIANGLES, IN TWO BOOKS... THE ONE COMPOSED, THE OTHER TRANSLATED, FROM THE LATINE COPIE WRITTEN BY HENRY GELLIBRAND, SOMETIME PROFESSOR OF ASTRONOMY IN GRESHAM-COLLEDGE LONDON. LONDON: R. & W. LEYBOURN, [FOR] GEORGE HURLOCK, JOSHUAH KIRTON, THOMAS PIERREPONT AND WILLIAM FISHER, 1658
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Newton, John (1622-1678)
TRIGONOMETRIA BRITANICA: OR, THE DOCTRINE OF TRIANGLES, IN TWO BOOKS... THE ONE COMPOSED, THE OTHER TRANSLATED, FROM THE LATINE COPIE WRITTEN BY HENRY GELLIBRAND, SOMETIME PROFESSOR OF ASTRONOMY IN GRESHAM-COLLEDGE LONDON. LONDON: R. & W. LEYBOURN, [FOR] GEORGE HURLOCK, JOSHUAH KIRTON, THOMAS PIERREPONT AND WILLIAM FISHER, 1658
LOT SOLD. 500 GBP
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Newton, John (1622-1678)
TRIGONOMETRIA BRITANICA: OR, THE DOCTRINE OF TRIANGLES, IN TWO BOOKS... THE ONE COMPOSED, THE OTHER TRANSLATED, FROM THE LATINE COPIE WRITTEN BY HENRY GELLIBRAND, SOMETIME PROFESSOR OF ASTRONOMY IN GRESHAM-COLLEDGE LONDON. LONDON: R. & W. LEYBOURN, [FOR] GEORGE HURLOCK, JOSHUAH KIRTON, THOMAS PIERREPONT AND WILLIAM FISHER, 1658
FIRST EDITION, folio (293 x 195mm.), woodcut diagrams, last leaf (D1) is folding, contemporary calf, title somewhat soiled, lacks dedication leaf, text very slightly wormed in margin of lower fore edge, binding slightly rubbed, rebacked, corners bumped (one repaired)
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Provenance

bought from The Antiquarian Scientist, Acton, MA, 1985

Literature

Tomash & Williams N36; ESTC R21093; Henderson pp.66-68 no. 44.0; Wing N1072

Catalogue Note

"The only eight-place trigonometric logarithm tables ever published" (Tomash & Williams).

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