Tables of Logarithms, For All Numbers from 1 to 102100, and For The Sines and Tangents to every ten seconds of each degree in the Quadrant; as also, for the Sines of the first 72 Minutes to Every Single Second. William Gardiner.
Tables of Logarithms, For All Numbers from 1 to 102100, and For The Sines and Tangents to every ten seconds of each degree in the Quadrant; as also, for the Sines of the first 72 Minutes to Every Single Second

Tables of Logarithms, For All Numbers from 1 to 102100, and For The Sines and Tangents to every ten seconds of each degree in the Quadrant; as also, for the Sines of the first 72 Minutes to Every Single Second

London, Eng. G. Smith, 1742. First Edition. Hardcover. Title page cont'd: With Other Useful and Necessary Tables. First edition. 1 vol.: chiefly tables; 30 cm. Signatures: pi2 A-D2 [a]2(a2+a3) b-s2 [A]2 B-2P (4to). Modern polished calf spine with marbled paper over boards. Slightly trimmed. Seven spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled spine title: Gardiner's Logarithms. All page edges red. List of Subscribers inludes Charles Leadbetter, the astronomer and mathematician. Small printed leaf inserted between a2 and a3, headed "Parts belonging to the opposite page." Two blank leaves preceding title page contain notations in an old hand. This work, the first systematic exposition of logarithms based on exponents, was "celebrated, on account of its accuracy and of the elegance of the printing" (Enc. Brit., 11th ed., 16:874). In Near Fine Condition: occasional ink stains and marginal soiling; otherwise a crisp and attractive copy. Near Fine. Item #000796

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