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Mathematicall recreations

Trevor H. Hall

Mathematicall recreations

an exercise in seventeenth-century bibliography

by Trevor H. Hall

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Published by Leeds University School of English in Leeds (Yorkshire) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical recreations -- History -- 17th century,
  • Mathematics -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Limited ed. of 200 signed and numbered copies; no. 131.

    Statementby Trevor H. Hall.
    SeriesLeeds studies in bibliography and textual criticism, occasional paper, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA95 .H28
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5], 38 p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5732983M
    ISBN 100902296027
    LC Control Number70545952

    Long Essay Assignment: English Books and Periodicals in the Seventeenth Century. A. Requirements. 1) Write an essay in response to one of the two prompts below. Your paper must be words (around pages) long, using point font and one inch margins. Please submit the paper during Session File Size: KB.   Two title pages of William Oughtred’s English translation of Mathematicall NLM copy of the book includes both the printed title page, which would have been included in regular print runs, and an engraved title page with reproduced images from the book, which would have been added by an engraver later.

    Your source for used, new, rare and out-of-print sports and recreation books. Find classic collectibles, rare signed editions, used textbooks, and inexpensive bestsellers in our million books. Mathematicall recreations. Or, A collection of many problemes, extracted out of the ancient and modern philosophers as secrets and experiments in arithmetick, geometry, cosmographie, horologiographie, astronomie, navigation, musick, opticks, architecture, statick, mechanicks, chemistry, water-works, fire-works, &c. for a worthy Author of.

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Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Added t.p., engraved. Authorship in doubt. Variously attributed to Jean Leurochon, Hendrik van Etten and William Oughtred (to whom is also attributed the translation). Hall, T. Mathematicall recreations, an exercise in 17th-cent.

bibl. First English ed. Signatures: A⁸ *⁸ 2*⁴ B-R⁸ S⁴ T⁸ V⁶. Mathematicall recreations; or, A collection of many problemes, extracted out of the ancient and modern philosophers, as secrets and experiments in navigation, musick, opticks, architecture Paperback – Author: Jean Leurechon.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Limited ed. of signed and numbered copies; no. Description: [5], 38 pages 22 cm: Series Title.

This is the title page of Mathematicall Recreations, translated from a French book of the same title written by Jean Leurechon.

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Notes Gathering X, the last 16 pages, is the Oughtred work called for by the general title page; special title page on leaf Xl is dated [Leurechon], Mathematicall recreations (), F. A4., meaning that van Etten was the nephew of Lambert Verreycken. Cornelis de Waard, who edited the Mersenne correspondence, refers several times to the book and is responsible for a mistake which is often File Size: KB.

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