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Brown, John, philomath

The description and use of the carpenters-rule : together with the use of the line of numbers (inscribed thereon) in arithmatick and geometry : and the application thereof to the measuring of superficies and solid, gaging of vessels, military orders, interest and annuities : ... also a universal-dial for the use of seamen or others : with the use of a sliding glasiers-rule and Mr. White's rule for solid measure / collected and fitted to the meanest capacity by J. Browne.

Additional Title(s):

Use of the line of numbers on a sliding (or glasiers) rule in arithmatick & geometry.

London : Printed for W.G., by William Fisher ..., 1666.
Physical Description:
[4], 248 [i.e. 245], [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T50 B76 1666
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700, B5039C
Pages 67-[245] misnumbered p. 71-248. Page 104 misnumbered page 105.
Special t.p. (p. [209]): Use of the line of numbers on a sliding (or glasiers) rule in arithmatick & geometry ... / first drawn by Mr. White ... and made easie and useful by John Brown. London, 1656.
Other editions published in 1662 and 1667.
Subject Terms:
Fisher, William -- Printer.
G. W. -- Publisher.
Mathematical instruments -- Early works to 1800.
Mensuration -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1666.

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