Treatise of such mathematical instruments

Title: 
Treatise of such mathematical instruments
Author: 
John Robertson
Publication Date: 
1747

This first edition volume contains a complete description of a range of tools that are useful in mathematics, surveying, architecture, navigation, drafting, gunner, physics and illustration. It introduces the sector, a form of calculator that predates the slide rule, the gunner’s calipers, proportional compass and a variety of lesser known instruments. Highly detailed illustrations within the book show how to use the instruments.

Ex Libris: 
Edward Clark Streeter
Cost for Adoption: 
$4 000