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The works of Edmund Gunter

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, to a radius of 10,00000 [sic] parts, and logarithms from an unite [sic] to 10000 with the use thereof in arithmetick, geometry, astronomy, mathematicks in the Bulwark neer the Tower.

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    Subjects:
  • Mathematical instruments -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Sundials.,
  • Logarithms.,
  • Navigation -- Early works to 1800.

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    Statementdiligently corrected by Henry Bond practitioner in the mathematicks in the Bulwark neer the Tower.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 714:12.
    ContributionsLeybourn, William, 1626-1716., Foster, Samuel, d. 1652., Bond, Henry.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 pts. ([10], 152; [2], 36, [2]; [2], 109, [2]; 166, 64, [95], [73], 2, [1] p., 1 folded leaf of plates)
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16764607M

    Other authorities who have been given the 'according to' recognition are: According to Cocker - after the 17th century London engraver Edward Cocker, who was thought (wrongly it appears) to have been the author of a popular series of basic arithmetic textbooks.. According to Fowler - after Henry Fowler, the renowned lexicographer and author of A Dictionary of Modern English Usage,


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Edmund Gunter's father was Welsh, coming from Gunterstown, Brecknockshire, South Wales. Edmund attended Westminster School as a Queen's Scholar, then entered Christ Church, Oxford on 25 January Gunter's works, written in English, reflected the practical nature of his teaching and linked the more scholarly work of his time with.

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Works of Edmund Gunter Canon triangulorum. Responsibility: much enlarged by the author through the whole work in his life time ; together with a treatise of fortification ; whereunto is now added the further use of the quadrant fitted for daily practise with new lines serving the former uses and many other purposes more accurately / by Samuel.

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The works of Edmund Gunter: containing the description and The works of Edmund Gunter book of the sector, cross-staff, bow, quadrant, and other instruments: with a canon of artificial sines and tangents to a radius of parts, and the logarithms from an unite to the uses whereof are illustrated in the practice of arithmetick, geometry, astronomy, navigation, dialling, and fortification, and some.

Edmund Gunter, der Rechenschieber und die Navigation. Epistle Dedicatory. To the Right Honourable John, Earl of Bridgewater, Viscount Bradley, Baron Ellesmorte: One of the Lords of His Majesties most Honourable Privie Council, and Lord Lieutenant of the County of Buckingham.

these Works of the Learned Gunter, do naturally and of right. 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, The works of Edmund Gunter book number of which became very popular.

The Gunter sector allowed. Edmund Gunter – Early Life. Edmund Gunter was born in Hertfordshire in Edmund attended Westminster School as a Queen’s Scholar, then entered Christ Church, Oxford on 25 January He graduated with a B.A.

on 12 December Already as an undergraduate, Gunter had developed a strong interest in mathematics and in mathematical. PDF 1 The first book of the sector. PDF 43 The second book of the sector, containing the use of the circular lines. PDF The third book of the sector, containing the use of the particular lines.

PDF [] The sector altered; and other scales added: with the description and use thereof. PDF Postscript. PDF The cross-staff, in three books.

Edmund Wingate (–) was an English mathematical and legal writer, one of the first to publish in the s on the principle of the slide rule, and later the author of some popular expository was also a Member of Parliament The works of Edmund Gunter book the Interregnum.

EDMUND The works of Edmund Gunter book - MATHEMATICIAN & INVENTOR. Gunter, Edmund The works of Edmund Gunter book, was of Welsh extraction, but was born in The works of Edmund Gunter book in He was educated on the royal foundation of Westminster school, and in was elected a student of Christ Church, Oxford.

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GUNTER, Edmund. This is effectively the first edition of the collected works of Gunter. “Gunter was a firm advocate of the use of instruments in mathematics for easing the work of various mathematical practitioners, notably surveyors and navigators.

Gunter’s most important book was his Description and use of the Sector A. Edmund Gunter ( - Decem ), English mathematician, of Welsh descent, was born in Hertfordshire in He was educated at Westminster School, and in was elected a student of Christ Church, took orders, became a preacher inand in proceeded to the degree of bachelor in divinity.

Mathematics,particularly the relationship between mathematics and the real. In Gunter published a collection of his mathematical works.

It was entitled The description and use of sector, the cross-staffe, and other instruments for such as are studious of mathematical practise. One of the most remarkable things about this book is that it was written, and published, in English not Latin.

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Reg. Gunter’s Chain, the chain in common use for surveying, is 22 yds. long and is divided into usefulness arises from its decimal or centesimal division, and the fact that 10 square chains make an acre.

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ID#: B LOC: CHM. Edmund Gunter was born in Hertfordshire in and died in London on Decem When he was 18 he enrolled in Christ Church College Oxford and took degrees in both arts and mathematics. Gunter, Edmund, –, English mathematician and astronomer, educated at Westminster School, London, and Christ Church, Oxford.

He invented () a small portable quadrant and discovered () the variation of the magnetic compass. Edmund Gunter, was an English the yearwrote a description of it in Latin, but it was more than sixteen years afterwards before he allowed the book to appear in English.

In he published his Canon triangulorum. In Gunter published a collection of his mathematical works, it was entitled The description and use of sector, the. The Gunter's chain was eventually superseded by the steel tape measure.

Engineer's chains were used in the construction of works and differed from surveyor's chains in that they were feet in length with each link being one foot long.

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