Artifact Details

Title

The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments : translated from the French of M. Bion, chief instrument-maker to the French King : to which are added, the construction and uses of such instruments as are omitted by M. Bion, particularly of those invented or improved by the English

Catalog Number

B18.78a

Type

Text

Date

1723

Author

Stone, Edmund

Publisher

Printed for H.W. for John Senex

Place of Publication

London

Extent

vii, 264, [1] p.

Dimensions

overall: 1 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in

Description

This book contains pull-out diagrams and tables interleaved with the text. Also contains two hand-written inscriptions on the last fly-leaf, which are very difficult to read.

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