Artifact Details

Title

Trigonometria Britanica, or, the doctrine of triangles : in two books : the first of which sheweth the construction of the naturall and artificiall sines, tangents and secants, and table of logarithms ... : the other, the use or application of the canon of artificiall sines, tangents and logarithms ... : the one composed, the other translated from the latine copie written by Henry Gellibrand ...

Catalog Number

B160.81

Type

Text

Date

1658

Author

Newton, John

Publisher

R. & W. Leybourn

Place of Publication

London

Identifying Numbers

Previous Accession number B273.82

Extent

[6], 96, [308] p.

Dimensions

overall: 1 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 12 1/4 in

Description

Original Trigonometria Britanica was written in Latin by Henry Briggs, additions made by Henry Gellibrand - translated in 1658 by John Newton.

Part 2 includes "Chiliades centum logarithmorum pro numeris natuali serie crescentibus ab unitate ad 100,000" [97].

Part 3 includes "Canones logarithmorum pro sinubus & tangentibus ad fingulos quadrantis gradus, & partes graduum centesimas" [182].

Part 4 includes "Canones logarithmorum pro sinubus & tangentibus, ad tres primos quadrantis gradus, & parts gradum millesimas" [269].

Final page contains one fold-out diagram.

Category

Book

Collection Title

Gwen Bell early book collection of algorithms, tables, and history of calculations

Credit

The Gwen Bell Early Book Collection of Algorithms, Tables, and History of Calculations

Lot Number

X7090.2014