A TREATISE ON TRIGONOMETRY AND NAVIGATION CONTAINING AN EXPLANATION OF THEIR PRINCIPLES AND TABLES, AND A NEW METHOD OF WORKING TRIGONOMETRY BY MEMORY, WHICH IS VERY USEFUL IN SURVEYING

By: [Early American Imprint]; Burroughs, Richard

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12mo (4½” x 7¼”). pp. 81. Contemporary half calf over blue and red marbled boards, with black morocco label and 6 pairs of gilt rules on spine. Includes 8 plates of geometrical and trigonometrical figures described in the text. A reissue of the sheets of the 1807 edition (Shaw & Shoemaker 12252) printed by J.D. Huntington at Middlebury, VT.

Burroughs sets forth a new method of working right and oblique angled plain trigonometry without the use of instruments or tables.

A sound copy with light rubbing to the edges and a small puncture to the spine. The book has the small, penciled ownership marks of Jacob B. Gurley (1771- 1856) who graduated Dartmouth in 1793 and was admitted to the Bar in 1797. Shaw and Shoemaker 43496; Rink 3945.

Title: A TREATISE ON TRIGONOMETRY AND NAVIGATION CONTAINING AN EXPLANATION OF THEIR PRINCIPLES AND TABLES, AND A NEW METHOD OF WORKING TRIGONOMETRY BY MEMORY, WHICH IS VERY USEFUL IN SURVEYING

Author Name: [Early American Imprint]; Burroughs, Richard

Categories: Other,

Publisher: New York, John C. Totten: 1818

Binding: half leather

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 1264