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NEWTON, John (1622--1678)
Institutio mathematica. Or, a mathematical institution. Shewing the construction and use of the naturall and artificiall sines, tangents, and secants, in decimal numbers, and also of the table of logarithms. In the general solution of any triangle, whether plain or spherical. With their more particular application in astronomie, dialling, and navigation. By John Newton.
London: printed by R. & W. Leybourn, for George Hurlock, and Robert Boydel, 1654.
[8], 420 p., [3] pl. (2 fold.) : tables, wdcut illus. ; 12.3 cm. (12º)

The second part has separate dated title-page on leaf M4r (p. [247]) pagination and register are continuous. Wing N1061; ESTC r20441.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting two plates. Rear free-endpaper with inscription in ink George Cunnick/ his Book. Figures and drawings in ink on fly leaf; pencil doodle on p. 276.

Binding C17th blind-ruled calf, blind-ruled spine; without label or lettering. Later rebacked retaining original spine.

Reference Number 1088


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