TitleMathematical tables ; containing the common, hyperbolic, and logistic logarithms. Also sines, tangents, secants, & versed sines, both natural and logarithmic. Together with several other tables useful in mathematical calculations.
PublisherPrinted for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, and R. Baldwin, Paternoster-Row
Place of PublicationLondon
Extentxi, 344 p.
Dimensionsoverall: 1 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in
Description"To which is prefixed, a large and original history of the discoveries and writings relating to those subjects; with the complete description and use of the tables." - From the title page.
Inscriptions on endleaves - "Jared Mansfield's Book - W. Point. Jan. 20th 1816" "Jared Mansfield bough of David Sanford in Ohio -"
Inscription on title page - "David Sanford's"
This work is distinguished by an introduction still valued as an interesting and learned history of logarithmic work. Hutton deprecates the theory of Napier's originality as the inventor of logarithms.