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 A platform for purchasers, a guide for builders, a mate for measurers
 A platform for purchasers, guide for builders, mate for measurers : in three books : containing I. tables of simple and compound interest ..., II. general rules, and necessary observations, appertaining to the erection of houses or other edifices ...
 A president for purchasers, sellers and mortgagers, or, Anatocisme (commonly called compound interest) made easie, without arithmetical calculation : by a table ready computed, by which may be known the real worth of any annuity, rent or pension, either in present possession or in reversion (to be paid annually) at six pounds in the
 A supplement to geometrical dialling, : by William Leybourn, philomath. Shewing how by scale and compasses to inscribe such circles of the sphere into sundialplains, that shall shew (besides the hour of the day) the diurnal motion of the Sun; his place in the zodiack; the time from his rising, and setting; the Babylonian, Italian, and Jewish hours; the point of the compass upon which the Sun is at any time of the day, and the proportions of shadows to their heights. Also a general and easie way to project hourlines upon all kinds of superficies, without any regard had to their standing, either in respect of declination, reclination, or inclination. And how from a glass horizontally placed in the soyl of a window, to reflect hours upon any superficies, either flat, or curved; one, or many
 An almanack and prognostication for the year of our redemption 1651 : being the third from leapyear ... : calculated for the meridian of London
 An introduction to astronomy and geography : being a plain and easie treatise of the globes : in VII parts ...
 Arithmetical recreations, or, Enchiridion of arithmetical questions : both delightful and profitable, all of them performed without algebra : with several arithmetical problems and their answers : also divers subtile contracts or agreements : a discourse
 Arithmetical recreations, or, Enchiridion of arithmetical questions both delightful and profitable : whereunto are added diverse compendious rules in arithmetick by which some seeming difficulties are removed and the performance of them rendred familiar and easie to such as desire to be proficients in the science of numbers
 Arithmetical recreations: or, enchiridion of arithmetical questions: both delightful and profitable : All of them performed without algebra. With several arithmetical problems and their answers. Also, divers subtile contracts or agreements. A discourse concerning the harmony of numbers, and variety of compendiums in the several rules of arithmetick. By Will. Leybourn, philomathemat
 Arithmetick : vulgar, decimal, instrumental, algebraical : in four parts ... : whereunto is added the construction and use of several tables of interest and annuities, weights and measures, both of our own and other countries
 Arithmetick, vulgar, decimal, and instrumental : in three parts ... : whereunto is added the construction and use of several tables of interest and annuities, weights and measures, both of our own and other countries
 Arithmetick, vulgar, decimal, instrumental, algebraical : in four parts ... whereunto is added, the construction and use of several tables of interest and annuities, weights, and measures both of our own and other countries
 Arithmetick: vulgar, decimal, instrumental, algebraical. : In four parts: conteining I Vulgar arithmetick, both in whole numbers and fractions, in a most plain and easie method. II Decimal arithmetick, with the ground and reason thereof, illustrated by divers examples. III Instrumental arithmetick, exactly performing all questions of what nature soever in a decimal way, by scales, with much more ease and facility then can be effected, either by vulgar or decimal arithmetick, the work of reduction being wholly avoided. Nothing in this kind having been hitherto published by any. IV Algebraical arithmetick, conteining an abridgement of the precepts of that art, and the use thereof, illustrated by examples and questions of divers kinds. Whereunto is added the construction and use of several tables of interest and annuities, weights and measures, both of our own and other countries.
 Cursus mathematicus, Mathematical sciences : in nine books ... : with the description, construction, and use of geometrical and nautical instruments, and the doctrine of triangles applied to practice in mensurations of all kinds
 Four tables of accompts ready cast up : the first shewing from one pound to an 100 pound by the year what it amounts unto by the day, week, month, quarter, and halfyear : the second sheweth from one farthing to twenty shillings by the day, what it amounts unto by the week, month, quarter and year : the third shews the simple interest of any sum of money from 20 shillings to a 1000 l. for either 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 months or a year at 6 l. per cent : the fourth shews what any freeland or leases of houses for any number of years is worth in ready money
 Nine geometricall exercises, for young seamen : and others that are studious in mathematicall practices: containing IX particular treatises, whose contents follow in the next pages. All which exercises are geometrically performed, by a line of chords and equal parts, by waies not usually known or practised. Unto which the analogies or proportions are added, whereby they may be applied to the chiliads of logarithms, and canons of artificiall sines and tangents. By William Leybourn, philomath
 Panarithmologia : being a mirror, breviate, treasure, mate, for merchants, bankers, tradesmen, mechanicks, and a sure guide for purchasers, sellers, or mortgagers of land, leases, annuities, rents, pensions, &c. in present possession or reversion : and a constant concomitant fitted for all mens occasions : in three parts : all performed by tables ready cast up ... : all which tables are made easie by variety of examples
 Panarithmologia, or, The trader's sure guide : containing exact and useful tables ready cast up, adapted to the use of merchants, mercers, bankers, drapers, goldsmiths, grocers, brewers, weavers, and haberdashers, and all that deal
 Panorganon, or, A universal instrument performing all such conclusions geometrical and astronomical as are usually wrought by the globes, spheres, sectors, quadrants, planispheres, or other the like instruments yet in being, with ease and exactness : some uses whereof are exemplified in the solution of such problems as are of frequent use in the practise of geometry, geography, astronomy, trigonometry, dialling, projection, &c.
 Pleasure with profit : consisting of recreations of divers kinds, viz., numerical, geometrical, mechanical, statical, astronomical, horometrical, cryptographical, magnetical, automatical, chymical, and historical ...
 Pleasure with profit: : consisting of recreations of divers kinds, viz., numerical, geometrical, mechanical, statical, astronomical, horometrical, cryptographical, magnetical, automatical, chymical, and historical. Published to recreate ingenious spirits; and to induce them to make farther scrutiny into these (and the like) sublime sciences. And to divert them from following such vices, to which youth (in this age) are so much inclin'd. By William Leybourn, philomathes. To this work is also annext, A treatise of algebra, according to the late improvements, applied to numerical questions and geometry; with a new series for the speedy extractions of roots; as also a converging series for all manner of adfected equations. By R. Sault, master of the mathematical school in Adam's Court, in Broadstreet, near the Royal Exchange, London
 Proposals for the printing of a book of William Leybourn's, : author of the late Cursus mathematicus, and of divers other mathematical tractates, who hath now by him a miscellaneous manuscript ready for the press, which he intends to entitle Pleasure with profit ..
 Speculum anni, or, a glasse in which you may behold the revolution of the yeare of our Lord God MDCXLIX, being the first after bisextile or leapyeare : shewing all the notable aspects of the planets with the moon, as also among themselves, with the true place of the sunne and moone, in signes, degrees, and minutes, for every day in the yeare, and the true place of the other planets for every fifth day : to which are added divers tables, both astronomical and nauticall, exactly calculated for the same yeare : [figured?] especially for the longitude and latitude of the famous and renowned city of London and may generally be used through the whole kingdome of England without any notable difference
 The art of dialling : performed geometrically, by scale and compasses, Two several ways. Arithmetically, by the canons of signs and tangents: instrumentally, by a trigonal instrument, accommodated with lines for that purpose: the geometrical part whereof is performed by projecting of the sphere in plano, upon the plain it self, whereby not only the making, but the reason also of dials is discover'd. The third edition, enlarged. With a supplement, shewing how geometrically and mechanically to insert into all sorts of sundials, such circles of the Sun's course as gives the hour and length of the day, according to the account of several countries, &c. And to project and reflect hourlines upon all sorts of superficies, plain or curved, without any regard had to their standing, either in respect of declination, or inclination. By William Leybourn, philomath
 The art of dialling : performed geometrically, by scale and compasses, arithmetically, by the canons of sines and tangents, instrumentally, by a trigonal instrument, accommodated with lines for that purpose
 The art of dialling : performed geometrically, by scale and compasses: arithmetically, by the canons of sines and tangents: instrumentally, by a trigonal instrument, accommodated with lines for that purpose; the geometrical part whereof is performed by projecting of the sphere in plano, upon the plain it self, whereby not only the making, but the reason also of dials is discovered. The second edition diligently corrected and enlarged, with a second way of geometrical dialling, very easie, plain, and universal. By William Leybourn, philomath
 The art of dialling : performed geometrically, by scale and compasses: arithmetically, by the canons of sines and tangents: instrumentally, by a trigonal instrument. The geometrical part whereof is performed by projecting of the sphere in plano, upon the plan it self, whereby not only the making, but the reason also of dials is discovered. A second way of geometrical dialling very easie, plain and universal. The third edition. To which is added a supplement; shewing, how by scale and compasses to inscribe such circles of the sphere into sundialplans that shall shew (besides the hour of the day) the diurnal motion of the sun; his place in the zodiack; the time from his rising, and setting; Babilonian, Italian, and Jewish hours; the point of the compass upon which the sun is at any time of the day, and the proportions of shadows to their heights. Also, a general and easie way to project hour lines upon all kinds of supersicies without any regard had to their standing. And, how from a glass horizontally plac
 The art of measuring, containing the description and explanation of the carpenters new rule : Fnrnished [sic] with variety of scales. Fitted for the more speedy mensuration of superficies and solids. Also certain geometrical problems, a table of logarithms to 10000, and some uses of the same exemplified in arithmetick and geometry: but more particularly applied to the mensuration of superficies and solids, as board, glass, pavement, wainscot, plaistering, tyling, timber, stone, brickwork, and gauging of cask. The third edition with additions, by W. Leybourn. To which is added a supplement; being the description of the line of numbers, with its use, in divers practical examples of mensuration, of singular use for workmen, artificers, and other ingenious persons delighting therein
 The art of measuring, or, The carpenters new rule described and explained : furnished with variety of scales, fitted for the more speedy mensuration of divers superficies and solids, with all necessary requisits appertaining thereunto, as a plain and easie introduction to the principals of geometry, which is the ground and foundation of all kind of mensuration : together with the description and use of the logarithmical tables of proportions in arithmetick and geometry, also their particular application in the measuring of superficies and solids ...
 The art of numbring by speaking rods, vulgarly termed Nepeirs bones : by which the most difficult parts of arithmetick, as multiplication, division, and extracting roots both square and cube, are performed with incredible celerity and exactness (without any charge to the memory) by addition and subtraction only
 The art of numbring by speakingrods, vulgarly termed Nepeirs bones : by which the most difficult parts of arithmetick, as multiplication, division, and extracting of roots both square and cube, are performed with incredible celerity and exactness (without any charge to the memory) by addition and subtraction only
 The compleat surveyor : containing the whole art of surveying of land by the plain table, theodolite, circumferentor, and peractor ... : together with the taking of all manner of heights and distances, either
 The compleat surveyor : containing the whole art of surveying the land by the plain table, circumferentor, theodolite, peractor, and other instruments : with divers kinds of mensurations and matters pertinent to a work of this nature : the whole treatise being comprised in VII books
 The compleat surveyor, containing the whole art of surveying of land : by the plaine table, theodolite, circumferentor, peractor and other instruments, after a more easie, exact and compendious manner, then hath been hitherto published by any ... : together with the taking of all manner of heights and distances ... also, how to take the plot of a whole manor, to cast up to the conteut, and to make a perfect chart or map thereof, all which particulars are performed three several ways, and and [sic] by three several instruments : hereunto is added a new way of suveying of land by which a man may be satisfied whether his plot will close before he begins to protract the same, with the manner how to order such water colours as are necessary for the beautifying of maps and plots, also how to know whether water may be conveyed from a springhead to any appointed place or not, and how to effect the same : with whatsoever else is necessary to the art of surveying
 The line of proportion or numbers, commonly called Gunter's line made easie : by the which may be measured all manner of superficies and solids as boards, glass, pavement, timber, stone, &c. : also, how to perform the same by a line of equal parts, drawn from the centre of a twofoot rule : whereunto is added, the use of the line of proportion improved : whereby all manner of superficies and solids may both exactly and speedily be measured, without the help of pen or compasses, by inspection, looking only upon the ruler
 The line of proportion or numbers, commonly called Gunter's line, made easie : by the which may be measured all manner of superficies and solids, as board, glass, pavement, timber, stone, &c : also how to perform the same by a line of equal parts, drawn from the centre of a twofoot rule : whereunto is added the use of the line of proportion improved, whereby all manner of superficies and solids may both exactly and speedily be measured without the help of pen or compasses, by inspection, looking onely upon the ruler
 The line of proportion or numbers, commonly called Gunters line, made easie : By the which may be measured all manner of superficies and solids, as board, glass, pavement, timber, stone, &c. Also, how to perform the same by a line of equal parts, drawn from the centre of a twofootrule. Whereunto is added the use of the line of proportion improved: whereby all manner of superficies and solids, may both exactly and speedily be measured, without the help of pen or compasses, by inspection, looking only upon the ruler. The second edition corrected, and somewhat enlarged by William Leybourn
 The line of proportion or numbers, commonly called Gunters line, made easie : by the which may be measured all manner of superficies and solids, as board, glass, pavement, timber, stone, &c. : also, how to perform the same by a line of equal parts ... : whereunto is added, the use of the line of proportion improved ...
 The line of proportion, commonly called Gunter's line, made easie : a second part, with the addition of other lines, which may conveniently be put upon a twofoot rule and their uses exemplified
 The use of the semicircle in taking of heights, depths, and distances, and in surveying of land ...
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 Dialing, plain, concave, convex, projective, reflective, refractive : shewing hovv to make all such dials and to adorn them with all useful furniture, relating to the course of the sun, performed arithmetically, geometrically, instrumentally and mechanically : and illustrated by sculptures, engraven in copper : comprised in XI distinct tractates, the contents whereof follow next after the preface to the reader
 Dialling : : plain, concave, convex, projective, reflective, refractive : shewing how to make all such dials and to adorn them with all useful furniture relating to the course of the sun : performed arithmetically, geometrically, instrumentally and mechanically : and illustrated with sculptures engraven in copper : comprised in XIV distinct tractates, the contents whereof follow next after the preface to the reader
 Ens fictum ShakerlĂ¦i : or the annihilation of Mr. Jeremie Shakerley, his inartificiall anatomy of Urania practica. Wherein his falacies or ignorance, are demonstratively detected his malice in its groundlesse colours display'd, and the authors of the said Urania practica justly vindicated from his unjust aspersions. By Vin. Wing, and Will. Leybourn, philomathematicis
 Proposals for the printing of a book of William Leybourn's, : author of the late Cursus mathematicus, and of divers other mathematical tractates, who hath now by him a miscellaneous manuscript ready for the press, which he intends to entitle Pleasure with profit ..
 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
 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
 The art of dialling, by a new, easie, and most speedy way. : Shewing how to describe the hour lines upon all forts 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.
 The art of dialling, by a new, easie, and most speedy way. : Shewing how to describe the hour lines upon all forts 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.
 The city and country purchaser and builder : in two books, composed by S.P. gent. The second edition, much enlarged by William Leybourne. By whom is also added a third book, shewing how to dispose & proportion the several rooms in any building: and to place doors, stairs, windows, chimneys, &c. As also the art of measuring superficies and solids; with tables for that purpose. Together with the way and manner how to measure the works of the several artificers, by the most exact ways yet practised. With cautions to be observed in all
 The mirror of architecture: or The groundrules of the art of building, exactly laid down by Vincent Scamozzi, masterbuilder of Venice. Whereby the principal points of architecture are easily and plainly demonstrated for the benefit of all lovers and ingenious practitioners in the said art. With the description and use of a joyntrule, fitted with lines for the ready finding the lengths and angles of rafters, and hips, and collarbeams, in any square or bevelling roof at any pitch; and the ready drawing the architrave, frieze, and cornice in any order. With other useful conclusions by the said rule. By John Brown. The fourth edition. Whereunto is added a compendium of the art of building. Giving a brief account of the names, natures, and rates of all the materials, belonging to the erection of an edifice: and what quantity of each sort will be needful for the building of any house. Whereby estimates, valuations and contracts may be made between builder and workman, without damage to e
 The vvorks of Edmund Gunter: : containing the description and use of the sector, crossstaff, bow, quadrant, and other instruments. With a canon of artificial sines and tangents to a radius of 10.00000 parts, and the logarithms from an unite to 10000: the uses whereof are illustrated in the practice of arithmetick, geometry, astronomy, navigation, dialling, and fortification. And some questions in navigation added by Mr. Henry Bond, teacher of mathematics in Ratcliff, near London. To which is added, the description and use of another sector and quadrant, both of them invented by Mr. Sam. Foster, late professor of astronomy in Gresham Colledge, London, furnished with more lines, and differing from those of Mr. Gunters both in form and manner of working. The sixth edition, diligently corrected, and divers necessary things and matters (pertinent thereunto) added, throughout the whole work, not before printed. By William Leybourn, philomath
 The works of Edmund Gunter : containing the description and use of his sector, crossstaff, bow, quadrant, and other instruments : with a canon of artificial sines and tangents, to a radius of 10,00000 [sic] parts, and logarithms from an unite [sic] to 10000 with the use thereof in arithmetick, geometry, astronomy, mathematicks in the Bulwark neer the Tower.
 Urania practica : or, Practical astronomie : in VII parts, containing, I. An explanation of the vulgar notes used every year, with the order how to finde them for ever, in the Iulian and Gregorian accompts, both arithmetically and by new invented tables. II. An ephemeris for 19 years, beginning anno 1648, and ending anno 1667: ... III. An astrologicall treatise, shewing how to erect a figure, to judge of the effects of eclipses, and to finde the time when, and the place where, their effects will be most predominant. IV. The doctrine of the sphear or globe. V. An abreviate of geographie ... VI. Divers astronomicall tables of the altitude, azimuth, amplitude ... of the sun and fixed stars ... VII. The true and perfect description and use of the globes ... both geographicall and astronomicall. Unto which is added (for the benefit of seamen) diverse rules and tables, of extraordinary use in navigation. All which rules, tables, and calculations, have been compared with the best approved authors and observations, and made more compendious then any hitherto bin publish [sic] Nothing of this nature being extant in the English tongue. Calculated for the meridian of London.
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