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The sector on a quadrant, or, a treatise containing the description and use of four several quadrants; two small ones and two great ones, each rendred many wayes, both general and particular. Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practioners in the mathematicks

Collins, John, 1625-1683.
Date
1659

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view The sector on a quadrant, or, a treatise containing the description and use of four several quadrants; two small ones and two great ones, each rendred many wayes, both general and particular. Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practioners in the mathematicks
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London : Printed by J.M. for George Hurlock ... Thomas Pierrepont ... William Fisher ... and Henry Sutton ..., 1659.

Physical description

4 parts : engr. & woodcut diagrams, illustrations (diagrams), plates (1 folded), tables ; (4to)

Notes

First edition
Signatures: A2, a4, *2, B-Z4, Aa-Mm4, Nn2, Oo4; A-L4, M2
Title within double line border
"The description and uses of a great universal quadrant", "The description and uses of a general quadrant", and "An appendix touching reflective dialling. By John Lyon" each has special title-page dated 1658; the last two have separate paging

Publications note

Wing C5382
ESTC R32501
Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C5382

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  • English


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