Sherwin's Mathematical Tables: Contriv'd After a Most Comprehensive Method: Containing, Dr. Wallis's Account of Logarithms, Dr. Halley's and Mr. Sharp's Ways of Constructing Them; with Dr. Newton's Contraction of Brigg's Logarithms
W. Mount, and T. Page, 1742 - Logarithms - 110 pages
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This is a fascinating book. I have a an origional copy dated 1717 and printed in Tower Hill, London.
It is in three sections. The first is " Of Logarithms, Their Invention and Use" the second part is the actual "Mathmatical Tables" which is nearly 300 pages of tables consisting of Logarithms, NaturalSines, Tangents and Secants, Tables of natural Versed Sines and a Table of Difference of Lattitude. these were printed by S Bridge at Hermitage Stairs in Wapping in 1705. The final section is titled "some uses of the preceding Tables. This section is has a final passage entitled "The propositions of Navigation that occur in the Practice of Sailing by Mercator.
This is all bound in one old volume and I would love to know more about it
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