Artifact Details

Title

Observations made at Dinapoor, June 4, 1769, on the planet Venus, when passing over the sun's disk, June 4, 1769, with three different quadrants, and a two foot reflecting telescope : communicated to the Royal Society, by the Court of Directors of the East India Company

Catalog Number

B48.79

Type

Text

Date

[1770?]

Author

Rowning, J. (John)

Place of Publication

London

Extent

239-256 p.

Dimensions

overall: 3/8 in x 7 in x 9 1/8 in

Description

Excerpt from a larger volume of mechanical literature.

"Observations made at Dinapoor" p. 239.
"Directions for making a machine for finding the roots of equations universally with the manner of using it" p. 240.

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