Lot 668
  • 668


1,000 - 1,500 GBP
1,250 GBP
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  • A collection of 3 volumes, comprising:
i. Gellibrand, Henry (1597-1636). An institution trigonometricall. London: Robert & William Leybourn for W. Lugger, 1652, second edition, 8vo, manuscript index on last leaf, dated June 1676, contemporary reversed calf, modern folding cloth box, early ownership inscription “This book sent for to London on Mr Ponts recommendation, bought by Mr Galt for 4 sh. 6 d. [?] & receaved at [? Tyn?] this 22 of November 1671 To. Hope”, (Christie's, Catalogue of books removed from Hopetoun House, 16-17 April 1969, lot 114; bought from Jonathan Hill, 1985, Catalogue 27, item 70), [T&W G31; Crone Library 194 and 197 (Canones sinuum); ESTC R202220; Wing G478], rebacked ii. Keill, John (1671-1721). The elements of plain and spherical trigonometry. Also a short treatise of the nature and arithmetick of logarithms. Dublin: W. Wilmot for Samuel Fuller, 1726, third edition, 8vo, title printed in red and black, 5 folding engraved plates, contemporary panelled calf, bookplate of the Turner collection, Keele University, deaccessioned 1998, (bought from Simon Finch, London, 2000), [T&W K9; ESTC T121533] iii. Turner, Richard (1723/1724-1791). Plain trigonometry rendered easy and familiar, by calculations in arithmetick only. London: S. Crowder and S. Gamidge, 1765, folio, title printed in red and black, diagrams, early annotations, contemporary stiff wrappers, modern folding cloth box, (bought from George Walford, 1990), [T&W T67; ESTC T117908], some soiling