or, Useful Practices in Arithmetick, Geometry, and Astronomy, Geography and Navigation, Embattelling, and Quartering of Armies, Fortification and Gunnery, Gauging and Dyalling. Explaining the Logarithms, with new Indices; Nepair's [sic] Rods or Bones; making of Movements, and the Application of Pendulums; with the Projection of the Sphere for an Universal Dyal, &c. The Fourth Edition. Duodecimo (132 × 79 mm). Contemporary dark calf sewn on four cords, blind-panelled sides, red speckled edges. Folding plate, engravings in text, mathematical tables. Bookplate to front pastedown, contemporary MS laundry list penned on early blank. Boards quite worn with chipping at extremities, skilful repair to rear joint and head of spine, chips to head and tail of spine, front free endpaper and title page a little frayed, still a good copy of a very popular schoolbook. Fourth edition. Moore had been involved with the management of the Royal Mathematical School at Christ's Hospital; his notes were edited by his Ordnance second clerk, Nicholas Stephenson, to form this popular pocket-book, first published 1674. This copy with the bookplate of William Mountaine Esq. F.R. S, mathematics teacher, given by him in 1775 to Burnt Yates School in North Yorkshire.
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