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MARTIN, Benjamin (1704--1782)
A new compleat and universal system or body of decimal arithmetick, containing, I. The whole doctrine of decimal numbers, ... II. The application and use of decimal arithmetick ... III. Its application and use in all such parts of the mathematicks as absolutely require its assistance; ... IV. A new and compleat sett of decimal tables never before published ... V. An exact and accurate canon of logarithms ... And through the whole, several things new and useful, not here express'd. By Benjamin Martin.
London: printed for J. Noon, 1735.
[8], 403, [5] p. : wdcut illus., tables ; 19.4 cm. (8º)

Title-page printed in red and black. The author was a scientific popularizer and instrument maker, several of whose works on science and mathematics are to be found in Soane's library. ESTC t25336.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane / 1813. Bought from T. Boone for 2s. on 2 June 1813. (Spiers Box).

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders and spine.

Reference Number 2731


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