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

B18.78b

Type

Text

Date

1972

Author

Stone, Edmund

Publisher

Holland Press

Place of Publication

London

Extent

vii, 325, [5] p.

Dimensions

overall: 2 in x 9 1/2 in x 14 in

Description

First edition was published in 1758 - this copy is a reprint from 1972, of the Second Edition of the text - "To which is added a supplement : containing a further account of some of the most useful mathematical instruments as now improved."

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