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A COLLECTION OF 8 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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A COLLECTION OF 8 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Wells, Edward (1667-1727). Elementa arithmeticæ numerosæ at speciosæ. In usum juventutis academicæ. Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre; Excudebat Johan Croke, 1698, 8vo, wide margins, contemporary red morocco, (title-page inscribed J. Trelauny (Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Baronet, 1650-1721); bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 1991), [T&W W25; ESTC R38961; Wing W1286]
ii. Brown, George (1650-1730). A compendious, but a compleat system of decimal arithmetick, containing more exact rules for ordering infinites, than any hitherto extant. First course. Edinburgh: Printed for the Author, 1701, 4to, contemporary calf, (bought from Michael Phelps, 1988, Catalogue 18, item 65), [T&W B271; ESTC T71561]
iii. Saunderson, Nicholas (1682-1739). The elements of algebra, in ten books. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1741, 2 volumes, 4to, engraved portrait frontispiece, later cloth, (bought from Kenneth Karmiole, Santa Monica, 1987), [T&W S18; ESTC T147639]
iv. Vyse, Charles (active 1770-1815). The tutor’s guide: being a complete system of arithmetic; with various branches in the mathematics… the second edition, corrected and improved. London: Robinson and Roberts, 1772, 8vo, contemporary sheep, (bought from A.W. Laywood, Grantham, 1995), [T&W V44; ESTC T137916 (3 copies)]
v. Mackay, Andrew (1760-1809). A collection of mathematical tables, for the use of students in universities and academies, for the practical navigator, geographer, and surveyor, for men of business &c. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme., 1804, 8vo, original boards, (ownership inscription of Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778-1850), chemist and physicist; bought from Jonathan Hill, 1989, Catalogue 40, item 110), [T&W M7], rebacked
vi. Gordon, William (active 1763-1809). Institutes of arithmetic, elementary and practical. Edinburgh: W. Creech, 1789, 8vo, contemporary sheep, (bought from Rebecca Hardie, 2001), [T&W G65; ESTC T121890 (3 copies)]
vii. Brown, John. Mathematical tables… for the use of schools. Edinburgh: Peter Hill, 1808, 8vo, contemporary calf, (inscription on endpaper: "May angles help my lovely favir impowered by heaven above come & g[?] yee power vouchsafe you to gauird the maid I love. The author Jane Thoms, Chesninton by Dundee NB"; Alexander Thoms, bookplate; bought from Elgen Books, Rockville Centre, NY, 1993, Catalogue 19, item 1151), [T&W B275]
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