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Slide rules, manuals, English
A COLLECTION OF 40 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Jillson, Arnold (born c.1814). A treatise on instrumental arithmetic: or, utility of the slide rule. Hartford: Case, Lockwood and Co., 1866, [T&W J22]
ii. Hoare, Charles. The slide rule and how to use it… with a slide-rule in tuck of cover. London: Lockwood & Co., 1875, slide rule inserted in upper cover, modern folding cloth box, (bought from Michael Phelps, 1987), [T&W H140]
iii. Idem. The slide rule… twenty-second impression. London: Technical Press, 1953, [T&W H141]
iv. Lanchester, Frederick William (1868-1946). The radial cursor: a new addition to the slide-rule [offprint from The Philosophical Magazine for January 1896, pp.52-59]. London, 1896, (bought from Michael Phelps, 1982), [T&W L22]
v. Blaine, Robert Gordon. Quick and easy methods of calculating… the theory and use of the slide rule. London: Spon, 1898, [T&W B175]
vi. Idem. Some quick and easy methods of calculating... London: Spon, 1912, [T&W B176]
vii. Nasmith, John W. The slide rule. Manchester: Nasmith, [presentation inscription dated 1905], (bought from F.E. Whitehart, 1984), [T&W N18]
viii. Halsey, Frederick Arthur (1856-1935). The use of the slide rule. New York: Van Nostrand, 1907, [T&W H9]
ix. Clark, John Jesse (1866-1938). The slide rule. Scranton, PA: Technical Supply Co., [1909, or later], [T&W C89]
x. Idem. The slide rule. Chicago: Drake & Co., n.d. [inscription dated 1943], [T&W C90]
xi. Idem. The slide rule. Chicago: Drake & Co., 1943, [T&W C91]
xii. Idem. The slide rule... third edition. Wilmette: Drake & Co., [1954, or later], [T&W C92]
xiii. Hinckley, Frank C. and Ramsey, W.W. The slide rule. Boston: Wright & Potter, 1910, [not in T&W]
xiv. Dunlop, Henry Cleland (b.1855) and Jackson, C.S. Slide-rule notes. London: Longmans, [&c.], 1913, [T&W D71]
xv. Richardson, George Washington (c.1866-1940), and Clark, J.J. The slide rule simplified. Scranton, PA: Technical Supply Co., [1918, or later], [T&W R87]
xvi. Pickworth, Charles Newton (1861-1955). The slide rule... seventeenth edition. London: Emmot, [c.1920], [T&W P77]
xvii. Idem. The slide rule... twenty-first edition. London: Emmot, [c.1938], [T&W P78]
xviii. Idem. The slide rule... twenty-fourth edition. London: Emmot, 1955, [T&W P79]
xix. International Correspondence Schools [ICS]. The slide rule by I.C.S. staff. Scranton, PA: International Textbook Co., 1925, [T&W I11]
xx. Thompson, James Edgar. A manual of the slide rule… second printing. London: Chapman & Hall, 1931, [T&W T30]
xxi. Idem. A manual of the slide rule… fifth printing. New York: Van Nostrand, 1942, [T&W T32]
xxii. Idem. The standard manual of the slide rule… second edition, fifth printing. New York: Van Nostrand, [1952], [T&W T29]
xxiii. Le Patourel, Charles Frederick. The slide rule manual for the use of seamen. London: Heath & Co., 1937, [T&W L43]
xxiv. Strohm, Rufus Tracy (b.1877). The slide rule. Scranton, PA: International Textbook Co., [1939, or later], [T&W S205]
xxv. Sommers, Hobart H., H. Drell, and Wallschlaeger, T.W. The slide rule and how to use it. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1942, with slide rule inserted in upper cover, [T&W S164]
xxvi. Blandi, Thomas Hartwell. The slide rule simplified. Los Angeles: Slide Rule Training Institute, [?1943], [not in T&W]
xxvii. Harris, Charles Overton (1909-1990). Slide rule simplified. Chicago: American Technical Soc., 1944, [T&W H17]
xxviii. Idem. Slide rule simplified. Chicago: American Technical Soc., 1946, [T&W H18]
xxix. Idem. Slide rule simplified. Chicago: American Technical Soc., 1947, [T&W H19]
xxx. Hills, Elijah Justin (1899-1985). A course in the slide rule and logarithms. New York: Ginn & Co., [1944, or later], [T&W H138]
xxxi. Bishop, Calvin Collier (1882-1971). Practical use of the slide rule. New York: Current Publishing Co., [?1944], [T&W B170]
xxxii. Idem. Slide rule. A practical guide... third edition. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1967, [not in T&W]
xxxiii. Middlemiss, Ross Raymond (1903-2001). Instructions for using log log slide rules. [No place]: W. J. Boos, 1946, [T&W M103]
xxxiv. Camm, Frederick James (1909-2002). Newnes' slide rule manual. London: George Newnes, 1946, [T&W C18]
xxxv. [Anonymous]. The "technical" series of British made slide rules. London: Sentinel Printing Co., [?1940s], [T&W S123]
xxxvi. Machinova, Paul E. (d.1963). Slide rule manual for engineering students. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University, [?1947], [T&W M6]
xxxvii. Mitchell, Donald V. Streamlined methods of computing with slide rule and mathematical tables. Seattle: Craftsman Press, [1947, or later], [T&W M110]
xxxviii. Pennisi, Luigi Legendre (1918-2010), and Levy, Martin J. How to use the slide rule. Chicago: University of lllinois, 1950, signed by Pennisi on title, [T&W P36]
xxxix. Arnold, Joseph Norman. The slide rule. Principles and applications. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1954, [T&W A100]
xl. Johnson, Lee H. (1909-2002). The slide rule... eighth printing. Princeton: Van Nostrand, 1961, [not in T&W]

together 40 volumes, various sizes, original cloth or original wrappers, a few slightly worn, 4 with dust-jackets


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