Lot 660
  • 660

TAYLOR, THE SEMICIRCLE ON A SECTOR, 1667, BOUND WITH WARD, A COMPENDIUM OF ALGEBRA, 1698, CONTEMPORARY CALF

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  • The semicircle on a sector... containing the description of a general and portable instrument; whereby most problems (reducible to instrumental practice) in astronomy, trigonometry, arithmetick, geometry, topography, navigation, dialling, &c. are speedily and exactly resolved. London: William Tompson, 1667, FIRST EDITION, 12 engraved plates (cut from a larger plate?)
Ward, John. A compendium of algebra... second edition. London: John Taylor, 1698 2 works bound in one, 12mo (135 x 76mm.), eighteenth-century calf, spine gilt, red morocco label, some cropping at head and foot affecting letters, first title-page soiled
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