Yale Center for British Art

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.
Alternate Title(s):
Use of the line of numbers on a sliding (or glasiers) rule in arithmatick & geometry.
Published / Created:
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
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
Subject Terms:
Mensuration -- Early works to 1800. | Mathematical instruments -- Early works to 1800. | G. W. -- Publisher. | Fisher, William -- Printer.
Engravings -- 1666.