605
605
Slide rule, English
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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605
Slide rule, English
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Slide rule, English
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Hughes, Thomas. Mensuration made perfectly easy, by the assistance of a new, improved sliding-rule. Edinburgh: Edward Jones, [c.1790], 8vo, 4 engraved plates, later calf, [T&W S121]
ii. Mackay, Andrew (1760-1819). The description and use of the sliding rule, in arithmetic, and in the mensuration of surfaces and solids. London: H. Teape for the author, 1806, second edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, (bought from Arkway, 1987), [T&W M11], rebacked
iii. Mackay, Andrew (1760-1819). The description and use of the sliding rule, in arithmetic, and in the mensuration of surfaces and solids. Edinburgh: Oliphant, Waugh and Innes, 1811, 8vo, folding engraved plate, later boards, (bought from Foyle’s, 1975), [T&W M12]
iv. Mackay, Andrew (1760-1819). The description and use of the sliding Gunter in navigation. Leith: Archibald Allardice, 1812, 8vo, engraved portrait frontispiece, folding engraved plate, contemporary half calf, modern folding cloth box, (bought from The Antiquarian Scientist, 1985), [T&W M13]
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