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A mathematical manual: or, delightful associate. Containing, I. A description and use of the celestial globe: How to know the Stars in each Constellation, and their Magnitude; also their Latitude, Longitude, Right Ascension, Declination, Semi-Diurnal Ark, Riting, Southing, Setting, Altitude, Azimuth, Distances, &c. The Sun's Place, his Rising and Setting, Length of the Day and Night, &c. Also Dialling by this Globe. II. Twelve Problems relating chiefly to the Moon: And a truer Way than has been given to find Easter, &c. The Hour of the Night by the Moon shining on a Sun-Dial, &c. III. A Description and Use of the Terrestrial Globe, as to Climates, Zones, Shadows, Inhabitants, Latitude and Longitude of Places: And a large Table, shewing where all the most remarkable Places in the World may be placed on Dials; and the Bearing and Distance of such Places from London. IV. A full Description and Use of all Kinds of Maps: With a copious Table of the Latitude, Longitude, and Situation of the chief Cities on Earth: And many other curious Matters. V. The Original of the Lines in a Sector describ'd; with the full Use of that Instrument in Trigonometry, &c. in an Easy Natural Method. VI. How to make a Line of Numbers, or Logarithms, to any Length, and the full Use in all Parts of Arithmetic. Vii. Mysterious Curiosities in Numbers: Or, Numerical Novelties. In Twenty-Five Propositions, mostly New, and very Easy and Delightful. Viii. How to take Heights, Depths, and Distances, great or small, by several Ways and Instruments. In Twelve Propositions. The Whole very Useful and Pleasant. Published for the contemplation and diversion of gentlemen, and others, who are mathematically inclined. By E. Hatton, gent.

  • Hatton, Edward, 1664?-
M.DCC.XXVIII. [1728]
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London : printed for S. Illidge, under Serle's Gate, Lincoln's-Inn New-Square, M.DCC.XXVIII. [1728]

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viii,246,[2]p. : ill. ; 80.

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ESTC T113334



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