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MOORE, A NEW SYSTEME OF THE MATHEMATICKS, LONDON, 1681, 2 VOLUMES, CONTEMPORARY RED GOATSKIN GILT

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  • A new systeme of the mathematicks: containing I. Arithmetick, as well natural and decimal, as in species, or the principles of Algebra. II. Practical geometry, together with the first six books of Euclid’s Elements, as also the eleventh and twelfth, symbolically demonstrated. III. Trigonometry plain and spherical. IV. Cosmography, or a description of the heavens. V. Navigation, or sailing by a plain or Mercator’s chart; as also by the arch of a great circle, &c. VI. The doctrine of the sphere, grounded on the motion of the earth, according to the old Pythagorean and Copernican systeme. VII. Astronomical tables, with tables of logarithms, natural and artificial sines and tangents, and versed sines. VIII. A new geography, or a description of the most eminent countries and coasts of the world, with maps of them, and tables of their latitude and longitude. London: A. Godbid and J. Playford, for Robert Scott, 1681
2 volumes, 4to (280 x 213mm.), additional engraved title-page, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, engraved illustrations, printed correction slip pasted to p.185, 93 engraved plates and maps (86 folding, one with volvelles), CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH RED GOATSKIN GILT, the covers tooled to a cottage roof pattern including small grape and flower tools, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, occasional browning, a few small tears to plates, joints repaired, bindings slightly rubbed
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