695
695
Wingate, Edmund (1596-1656)
ΛΟΓΑΡΙΘΜΟΤΕΧΜΙΑ, OR THE CONSTRUCTION, AND USE OF THE LOGARITHMETICALL TABLES; BY THE HELPE OF WHICH MUTIPLICATION [SIC] IS PERFORMED BY ADDITION, DIVISION BY SUBTRACTION, THE EXTRACTION OF THE SQUARE ROOT BY BIPARTITION, & OF THE CUBE ROOT BY TRIPARTITION, &C. [ISSUED WITH] BRIGGS, HENRY. THE FIRST CHILIAD OF LOGARITHMS… [ISSUED WITH] GUNTER, EDMUND. CANON TRIANGULORUM. LONDON: W. STANSBY, 1626
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
695
Wingate, Edmund (1596-1656)
ΛΟΓΑΡΙΘΜΟΤΕΧΜΙΑ, OR THE CONSTRUCTION, AND USE OF THE LOGARITHMETICALL TABLES; BY THE HELPE OF WHICH MUTIPLICATION [SIC] IS PERFORMED BY ADDITION, DIVISION BY SUBTRACTION, THE EXTRACTION OF THE SQUARE ROOT BY BIPARTITION, & OF THE CUBE ROOT BY TRIPARTITION, &C. [ISSUED WITH] BRIGGS, HENRY. THE FIRST CHILIAD OF LOGARITHMS… [ISSUED WITH] GUNTER, EDMUND. CANON TRIANGULORUM. LONDON: W. STANSBY, 1626
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Wingate, Edmund (1596-1656)
ΛΟΓΑΡΙΘΜΟΤΕΧΜΙΑ, OR THE CONSTRUCTION, AND USE OF THE LOGARITHMETICALL TABLES; BY THE HELPE OF WHICH MUTIPLICATION [SIC] IS PERFORMED BY ADDITION, DIVISION BY SUBTRACTION, THE EXTRACTION OF THE SQUARE ROOT BY BIPARTITION, & OF THE CUBE ROOT BY TRIPARTITION, &C. [ISSUED WITH] BRIGGS, HENRY. THE FIRST CHILIAD OF LOGARITHMS… [ISSUED WITH] GUNTER, EDMUND. CANON TRIANGULORUM. LONDON: W. STANSBY, 1626
3 parts in one volume, 24mo (105 x 55mm.), title within ruled border, divisional titles, tables, later calf preserving most of original sides, B1 and S3 repaired at outer corner, last leaf repaired touching border, endleaves restored and repaired
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Provenance

Henry Bond 1676, inscription on endpaper; Charles Turner (1886-1973), bequest in 1968 to Keele University (deaccessioned in 1998), bookplate; bought from Simon Finch, London, 2000

Henry Bond (c.1600-1678), whose ownership inscription is on the endpaper, was a teacher of mathematics, navigation and surveying in London, author of a book on longitude (1676), editor of The Seamans Kalendar and of the posthumous works of Samuel Foster and of Edmund Gunter.

Literature

Tomash & Williams W96; ESTC S115637 (calling for a folding leaf of plates ?in error); Hill, Turner Collection, p.227; STC 25850.5

Catalogue Note

RARE. The French edition was published in the same year and a second edition in English was published in 1635. Wingate went to Paris as tutor to Princess Henrietta Maria, returning to England in 1625.

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