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The description and use of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other instruments

with a canon of artificiall Sines and Tangents, and the use thereof in astronomie, navigation, dialling and fortification ...

by Edmund Gunter

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Published by Printed by William Iones for Iames Bowler in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Astronomy,
  • Puritans

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    Other titlesPuritan collection of English and American literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24999025M

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The description and use of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other instruments by Edmund Gunter Download PDF EPUB FB2

The description and use of the sector the crosse-staffe and other instruments: For such as are studious of mathematicall practise.

Excerpt from The Description and Use of the Sector, Crosse-Staffe, and Other Instruments: With a Canon of Artificiall Sines and Tangents, to a Radius of Parts, and the Use Thereof in Astronomie, Navigation, Dialling and Fortification, &CAuthor: Edmund Gunter.

The description and use of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other instruments: with a canon of artificiall Sines and Tangents, and the use thereof in astronomie, navigation, dialling and fortification.

by Gunter, Edmund, Pages: Use of the The description and use of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other instruments. Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum; New York, Da Capo Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Gunter.

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Gunter, Edmund, /5(1). Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Description and Use of the Sector, Crosse-Staffe, and Other Instruments: With a Canon of Artificiall Sines and Tangents, to a Radius of Parts, and the Use Thereof in Astronomie, Navigation, Dialling and Fortification, &c Brand: Edmund Gunter.

Original t.p. reads: The description and vse of the sector, the crosse-staffe and other instruments. For such as are studious of mathematicall and other instruments book. At London, Printed by Willi~a Jones and are to be sold by Edmund Weauer, This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++"The works of Edmund Gunter containing the description and use of his sector, cross-staff, bow, quadrant, and other instruments: with a canon of artificial sines and tangents", Edmund, Leybourn, William, Foster, Samuel, d.

The Works of Edmund Gunter Containing the Description and Use of His Sector, Cross-Staff, Bow, Quadrant, and Other Instruments: With a Canon of Artificial Sines and Tangents () | Bond, Henry | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch : Taschenbuch.

A compass was also required to use it correctly. The book that explained how to solve these problems was "Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe, and other Instruments" published in by English mathematician and astronomer Edmund Gunter (–).

Gunter described his instrument in the book Description and use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments, published in Such a rule is frequently referred to as a Gunter line or Gunter Scale, often combination not only of a logarithmic scale, but also with chords, sines, tangents and rhumbs.

In his book Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and Other Instruments, Gunter introduced the abbreviated notations sin for sine and tan for tangent. Depending on your. Gunter published his description in in the ‘Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments’.“This book must be reckoned, by every standard, to be the most important work on the science of navigation to be published in the seventeenth century.

Fifth edition of the works of the mathematician Edmund Gunter (), including his most important and most influential work The Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-Staffe and other such Instruments () which explained instruments which he had designed, a number of which became very popular.

The Gunter sector allowed. Gunter published his description in in Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments. It is worth noting that in this work Gunter uses the contractions sin for sine and tan for tangent in his drawing of his scale although not in the text of the book.

The description and use of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other instruments. London: William Jones, London: William Jones, Call number: STC and LUNA Digital Image. 5 Edmund Gunter, The Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-Staffe, and Other Instruments (London, ).

6 William Oughtred, The Circles of Proportion and the Horizontall Instrument (London, ). 7 Filippo Camerota, Il compasso di Fabrizio Mordente, per la storia del compasso di proporzione (Florence: Olschki, ).Cited by: Blackwell's Rare Books COVID UPDATE.

In the interests of staff and customer safety, Blackwell's Rare Books has temporarily closed both its shop and website. We will be back as soon as we can, with new stock and new catalogues. Some early modern works on sectors have been digitized for GoogleBooks or the Internet Archive, such as Edmund Gunter’s The Description and Use of the Sector, Crosse-Staffe, and Other Instruments, 2nd ed.

(London, ). 19th-century English makers' catalogs and manuals on mathematical instruments often have at least a brief account of how. 14 Edmund Gunter, The Description and use of the Sector.

The Crosse-staffe and other instruments (printed by William Jones, sold by Edmund Weaver, London, ). 15 Davis and Lowne, op.

cit. (note 9), especially pp. – 16 Pepys’ proud references to his ‘double horizontal diall’ are described in Davis and Lowne, op.

cit. (note 9 Author: Anthony Turner, John Davis. Gunter's "Description and Use of the Sec-tor, Cross-staff, and other Instruments," Lon-don, (p. 2), should be, according to the British ]Museum Catalogue, "The description use of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other in-struments." The printed title page of a copy in the British Museum is dated "H ori-zantal" in the title of Forster's.

Gunter, Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments, London, The second book, p. Whereunto is added the Description and Use of the Generall Horologicatt Ring. And The Double Horisontall Diall. Invented and written by William Oughtred. Followed by 8 illustrated propositions on measurement, with reference to Edmund Gunter (professor of astronomy at Gresham College, f.

55v) and possibly based on his Description and use of the sector, the crosse-staffe and other such instruments, first published in 5 Edmund Gunter, The Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-Staffe, and Other Instruments (London, ). Figure 2. Gunter quadrant by Elias Allen, circa (Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Wh.

) F O C U S FOCUS—ISIS, 4 () Gun’r published his description in in the cleverly titled “Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments.” It is worth noting that in this work Gun’r uses the contractions sin for sine and tan for tangent in his drawing of his scale although not in the text of the book.

The description and use of the sector, the crosse‐staffe and other Instruments. First booke of the crosse‐staffe. London: William Jones. Google Scholar. Malin, S.R.C., and Bullard, Sir Edward, The direction of the Earth's magnetic field at London, – He published a description of this device in in his book Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-Staffe and other Instruments.

There is a Gunter Scale inscribed with its maker's name Thomas Tuttell, Charing Cross Londini fecit in the National Maritime Museum at. Gunter published his description in in Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments." Closeup on the Gunter Scale Napier describes and discusses logarithms in his book Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio ().

As the title suggests, the book is written in Latin. He devised many mathematical instruments, including the surveyor's chain, and improved the cross-staff - The Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-Staffe and other Instruments, Observed the variation of the compass.

A Briefe Description of Hierusalem, Also a Map, tr by T Tymme: Adson, John: Courtly Masquing Ayres, Composed to 5 and 6 Parts, for Violins, Consorts, and Cornets: Aelfric, Abbot: A Testimonie of Antiquitie: Aelianus, Tacticus: The Art of Embattailing an Army, or the Second Part of Aelian's Tacticks: Aelianus, Tacticus.

The use of a mathematical instrument, called a quadrant by W. [London]: The quadrants, nocturnals, and this book, are printed and sold by Joseph Moxon, at his shop in Russel street at the sign of Atlas, Bib Name / Number:Wing (2nd ed.) / PE Copy from: Henry E.

Huntington Library and Art Gallery Journal for the study of globes and related instruments, vol. 43/44,p. ; 8) Gunter - o compasso proporcional Fonte: Edmund Gunter, De sectore & radio.

The description and use of the sector in three bookes. The description and use of the Croße-Staffe in other three bookes.

For such as are studious of mathematical practise, London. Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments.

; H. Bumstead (ed.). The Scientific Papers of J. Willard Gibbs. Dover Publications, Inc. New York. (an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Longmans, Green and Company in ) ; Hald, A.

Whereunto is added the Description and Use of the Generall Horologicall Ring. And The Double Horizontall Diall. Invented and written by William Oughtred. London, Printed for William Leake, at the Signe of the Crown in Fleet-street, between the two Temple-Gates. Description and Use of the Sector, the Crosse-staffe and other Instruments.

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(by Gunter, Edmund, ) paid subscription required, German NatL: book: IA: Descriptive Geometry (by Watts, Earle F.) book: Michigan. Everard’s instruments were made in London by Isaac Carver who, soon after, himself wrote a sixteen-page Description and Use of a New Sliding Rule, projected from the Tables in the Gauger’s Magazine, London,which was “printed for William Hunt” and bound in one volume with a book by Hunt, called The Gauger’s Magazine, London.

The description and vse of the cross-staffe in other three bookes. For such as are studious of mathematicall practise. paid subscription required, German NatL: book: EEBO* Gunter, Edmund, The description and vse of the sector, the crosse-staffe and other instruments, For such as are studious of mathematicall practise.

The sector on a quadrant, or, A treatise containing the description and use of four several quadrants, two small ones and two great ones, each rendred many wayes, both general and particular by Collins, John, sectors, quadrants, planispheres, or other the like instruments yet in being, with ease and exactness by Leybourn, William.

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