Artifact Details

Title

A system of geometry and trigonometry : with a treatise on surveying, in which the principles of rectangular surveying, without plotting, are explained

Catalog Number

B226.82

Type

Text

Date

1854

Author

Flint, Abel

Publisher

Wm. Jas. Hamersley

Place of Publication

Hartford, CN, USA

Extent

160, 62, 112 p.

Dimensions

overall: 1 in x 5 in x 8 in

Description

There are three main sections in this book - the first, a description of how to use the tables and calculate sums, including an appendix starting on page 80 and finishing on 160. Immediately after the appendix, the second section starts, "A table of logarithms of numbers from 1 to 10,000", continuing to its own page 62. Immediately after this page, the third section starts, "A traverse table showing the differnece of latitude and departure for distances between 1 and 100, and for angles to quarter degrees between 1° and 90°", which ends on its own page 112.

Additionally, there are many signatures and writings on the front cover and fly-leaf, as well as the back fly-leaves, most notably "John C. Rogers" and "P. H. Rogers."

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