Containing the elements and application of geometry, and plane trigonometry, whether by instrumental construction, or by calculation, to the measuring of heights and distances, &c. And the stereographic projection of spheric trigonometry; with numerical solutions, and the application thereof, to several curious and important problems in astronomy, navigation, and dialling. With tables for finding the place, and eclipses of the sun and moon, according to the last improvement of the Newtonian theory; and many practical problems in each branch. Design'd for a plain, methodical familiar course of instruction in the above-mentioned parts of mathematical science ... And particularly for all teachers of mathematics ...
By Mr. John Dougharty.
|Main Author:||Dougharty, John, 1677-1755.|
|Related Names:||Streete, Thomas.|
London, Printed and sold by E. Owen [etc., 174-?]
Early works to 1800.
Astronomy > Astronomy / Tables.
Trigonometry > Trigonometry / Early works to 1800.
Geometry > Geometry / Early works to 1800
"A table of logistical logarithms ... invented by Thomas Street": p. 255-269.
Error in paging: 81-86 omitted in numbering.
2 p. L., [iii]-iv, 451 (i.e. 445), , 4 p.
incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
26 x 21 cm.
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