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Logarithms
A COLLECTION OF 5 WORKS, COMPRISING:
i. Byrne, Oliver (1810-1880). Practical, short and direct method of calculating the logarithm of any given number. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1849, 8vo, advertisement leaf before half-title (list of publications) and back (for Byrne's forthcoming Dictionary of Machines), original cloth, (bought from Roger Gaskell, Warboys, 1992), [T&W B316; Henderson pp.121-12 no. 152.0; Karpinski p.521], bumped 
ii. Another copy, advertisement leaf before half-title and 24-page publisher's catalogue at back, original cloth, ownership inscription ("P.S. Lincoln"; bought from Finer, 2001), rebacked, spotting
iii. Gutzmer, August (1860-1924). Zum Jubiläum der Logarithmen. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1914, 4to, original printed paper wrappers, small tear [T&W G109]
iv. De Prony, Gaspard C.F.M.R. (1755-1839). Instruction élémentaire et pratique sur l'usage des logarithmes. Paris: A. Barbier, 1834, 12mo, five folding tables, original printed paper wrappers, (bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1990), [T&W P116]
v. Young, J. R. An elementary essay on the computation of logarithms. London: John Souter, 1830, 8vo, ownership inscription "Wm Thornton Carlton", later marbled boards, (bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 1995), [T&W Y6]
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