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The Resource The art of dialling : by a new, easie, and most speedy way. Shewing, how to describe the hour lines upon all sorts 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 Foster, then professor of astronomie in Gresham Colledge. 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, (electronic resource)

The art of dialling : by a new, easie, and most speedy way. Shewing, how to describe the hour lines upon all sorts 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 Foster, then professor of astronomie in Gresham Colledge. 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, (electronic resource)

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The art of dialling : by a new, easie, and most speedy way. Shewing, how to describe the hour lines upon all sorts 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 Foster, then professor of astronomie in Gresham Colledge. 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
Title
The art of dialling
Title remainder
by a new, easie, and most speedy way. Shewing, how to describe the hour lines upon all sorts 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 Foster, then professor of astronomie in Gresham Colledge. 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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
EUX
Citation location within source
F1629A
Citation source
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996)
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-1652
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foster, Samuel
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1626-1716
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Leybourn, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dialing
  • Mathematical instruments
  • Quadrants (Astronomical instruments)
  • Sundials
  • Dialing
  • Mathematical instruments
  • Quadrants (Astronomical instruments)
  • Sundials
Target audience
general
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The art of dialling : by a new, easie, and most speedy way. Shewing, how to describe the hour lines upon all sorts 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 Foster, then professor of astronomie in Gresham Colledge. 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, (electronic resource)
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Reproduction of original in the Royal Society, London
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file reproduced from microform
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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black and white
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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[10], 55, [1] p., plates
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one file format
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online
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lossless
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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ill.
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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CL0037000104
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  • (OCoLC)606959407
  • (OCoLC)ocn606959407
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The art of dialling : by a new, easie, and most speedy way. Shewing, how to describe the hour lines upon all sorts 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 Foster, then professor of astronomie in Gresham Colledge. 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, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Reproduction of original in the Royal Society, London
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[10], 55, [1] p., plates
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access may be restricted to authorized University of Edinburgh users
Level of compression
lossless
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CL0037000104
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606959407
  • (OCoLC)ocn606959407

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