Start Over Please hold this item Export MARC Display
 
     
Limit search to available items
Author Foster, Samuel, -1652.
Title The art of dialling, by a new, easie, and most speedy way. : Shewing how to describe the hour lines upon all forts of plains; howsoever, or in what latitude soever situated. Also; to find the hour of the day, and the azimuth of the sun, whereby the sight of any plain is examined. Performed by a quadrant filled with lines necessary to that purpose. / Invented and published in Anno 1638, by Samuel Forster, then Professor of Astronomie in Gresham Colledge.
Alternative Title Art of dialing, by a new, easy, and most speedy way
Publication Info London : Printed by J. R. for Francis Eglesfield at the Marygold in St. Pauls Churchyard, 1675.
Edition The second edition / with several additions and variations of the authors, deduced from his own manuscript. With a supplement, performing all the instrumental work of the quadrant, by calculation. By help of the canons of sines and tangents, which of all ways is the most exact. By William Leybourn Philomath.



Descript [8], 55, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., charts.
Edition The second edition / with several additions and variations of the authors, deduced from his own manuscript. With a supplement, performing all the instrumental work of the quadrant, by calculation. By help of the canons of sines and tangents, which of all ways is the most exact. By William Leybourn Philomath.
Note Reproduction of the original in the National Library of Scotland.
Click on the terms below to find similar items in the catalogue
Author Foster, Samuel, -1652.
Series Early English books online.
Subject Time measurements -- Early works to 1800.
Quadrant -- Early works to 1800.
Latitude -- Early works to 1800.
Alt author Leybourn, William, 1626-1716.
Alternative Title Art of dialing, by a new, easy, and most speedy way
Descript [8], 55, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., charts.
Edition The second edition / with several additions and variations of the authors, deduced from his own manuscript. With a supplement, performing all the instrumental work of the quadrant, by calculation. By help of the canons of sines and tangents, which of all ways is the most exact. By William Leybourn Philomath.
Note Reproduction of the original in the National Library of Scotland.
Author Foster, Samuel, -1652.
Series Early English books online.
Subject Time measurements -- Early works to 1800.
Quadrant -- Early works to 1800.
Latitude -- Early works to 1800.
Alt author Leybourn, William, 1626-1716.
Alternative Title Art of dialing, by a new, easy, and most speedy way

Subject Time measurements -- Early works to 1800.
Quadrant -- Early works to 1800.
Latitude -- Early works to 1800.
Descript [8], 55, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., charts.
Note Reproduction of the original in the National Library of Scotland.
Alt author Leybourn, William, 1626-1716.

Links and services for this item: