拍品 685
  • 685

WALGRAVE, DECIMAL ARITHMETICK, LONDON, 1677

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3,000 - 4,000 GBP
已售出
25,000 GBP
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描述

  • Decimal arithmetick wherein the whole art is made easy to any indifferent capacity. by notation, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with several variations. Also reductions with the golden rule, or rule of three, shewing, several ways of measuring circles, globes, balls, or cylinders, & c. and to find the solid content of any butt, pipe or other cask, cones and their frustrums, with several ways of measuring taper-timber. To which is added an essay on gunnery, shewing several ways of finding any inaccessible distance or altitude, within common sight, with very many things never before made publick, of which you may read at large in page 103 and 104. London: H.L. for the author, 1677
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (163 x 95mm.), title within double ruled border, dedication leaf, “to the reader” leaf, errata leaf, small letterpress table between pp.14 and 15, small engraved plate inserted after p.203, recent speckled calf in antique style
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