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The Resource 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. : Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practitioners in the mathematicks. Written by John Collins accountant philomath. Also An appendix touching reflected dyalling from a glass placed at any reclination, (electronic resource)

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. : Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practitioners in the mathematicks. Written by John Collins accountant philomath. Also An appendix touching reflected dyalling from a glass placed at any reclination, (electronic resource)

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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. : Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practitioners in the mathematicks. Written by John Collins accountant philomath. Also An appendix touching reflected dyalling from a glass placed at any reclination
Title
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.
Title remainder
Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practitioners in the mathematicks. Written by John Collins accountant philomath. Also An appendix touching reflected dyalling from a glass placed at any reclination
Title variation
  • Treatise containing the description and use of four several quadrants
  • Sector on a quadrant
  • Description and vses of a great universal quadrant
  • Description and uses of a great universal quadrant
  • Description and uses of a general quadrant, with the horizontal projection, upon it inverted
  • Appendix touching reflective dialling
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Citation location within source
C5382
Citation source
Wing (2nd ed., 1994)
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1625-1683
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Collins, John
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lyon, John
  • Sutton, Henry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematical instruments
  • Astronomy
  • Navigation
  • Dialing
Target audience
general
Label
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. : Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practitioners in the mathematicks. Written by John Collins accountant philomath. Also An appendix touching reflected dyalling from a glass placed at any reclination, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The quadrants described were made and engraved by Henry Sutton, who also calculated some of the tables and drew the projections
  • "The description and vses of a great universal quadrant" has separate title page dated 1658; pagination and register are continuous. "The description and uses of a general quadrant, with the horizontal projection, upon it inverted" has separate title page dated 1658; pagination, and register are separate. "An appendix touching reflective dialling" by John Lyon has separate title page dated 1658; pagination is separate; register is continuous
  • A reissue, with cancel title page, of the 1658 edition having "printed by J. Macock" in imprint (Wing C5381)
  • In this issue, the 2 contents leaves, bound after p. 275 in the original issue, are bound with the preliminaries, following title page and "To the reader" (A2). The catchword "The" on the verso of the second contents leaf does not match the first word of the following page (a1)
  • "The description and uses of a general quadrant" filmed separately as Wing C5371 on UMI microfilm set "Early English books, 1641-1700", reel 2400
  • Reproduction of originals in: Harvard University Library; Henry E. Huntington Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Control code
99899660e
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[16], 284; [2], 54, [10], 26 p., [6] leaves of plates (some folded)
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
99899660e
Label
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. : Each of them accomodated for dyalling; for the resolving of all proportions instrumentally; and for the ready finding the hour and azimuth universally in the equal limbe. Of great use to seamen and practitioners in the mathematicks. Written by John Collins accountant philomath. Also An appendix touching reflected dyalling from a glass placed at any reclination, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • The quadrants described were made and engraved by Henry Sutton, who also calculated some of the tables and drew the projections
  • "The description and vses of a great universal quadrant" has separate title page dated 1658; pagination and register are continuous. "The description and uses of a general quadrant, with the horizontal projection, upon it inverted" has separate title page dated 1658; pagination, and register are separate. "An appendix touching reflective dialling" by John Lyon has separate title page dated 1658; pagination is separate; register is continuous
  • A reissue, with cancel title page, of the 1658 edition having "printed by J. Macock" in imprint (Wing C5381)
  • In this issue, the 2 contents leaves, bound after p. 275 in the original issue, are bound with the preliminaries, following title page and "To the reader" (A2). The catchword "The" on the verso of the second contents leaf does not match the first word of the following page (a1)
  • "The description and uses of a general quadrant" filmed separately as Wing C5371 on UMI microfilm set "Early English books, 1641-1700", reel 2400
  • Reproduction of originals in: Harvard University Library; Henry E. Huntington Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Control code
99899660e
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[16], 284; [2], 54, [10], 26 p., [6] leaves of plates (some folded)
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
99899660e

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