Author 
Foster, Samuel, 1652.

Title 
The art of measuring : containing the decription and explanation of the carpenters new rule. Furnished with variety of scales, fitted for the more speedy mensuration of superficies and solids. Written by Sam. Foster, sometime Professor of Astronomy in Gresham Colledge. Also, certain geometrical problems, a table of logarithms to 10000, and some uses of the same exemplified in arithmetick and geometry; but more particularly applied to the mensuration of superficies and solids, as board, glass, pavement, wainscot, plaistering, tyling, timber, stone, brickwork and gauging of cask. The second edition with additions, by W. Leybourn. To which is added, A supplement, being the description of the line of numbers, with its use in divers practical examples of mensuration: of singular use for workmen, artificers, and other ingenious persons delighting therein. By John Wiblin, carpenter. 
Alternative Title 
Direction for plain & solid measure by the ordinary 2 foot ruler. 

Supplement, wherein is contained and plainly demonstrated the use of the scale of logarithms. 
Publication Info 
London : printed for John Williamson, at the Bible in CanonStreet, 1677. 
