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A new systeme of the mathematicks: containing I. Arithmetick, as well natural and decimal, as in species, or the principles of algebra. II. Practical geometry, together with the first six books of Euclid's Elements, as also the eleventh and twelfth, symbolically demonstrated. III. Trigonometry plain and spherical. IV. Cosmography, or a description of the heavens. V. Navigation, or sailing by a plain or Mercator's chart; as also by the arch of a great circle, &c. VI. The doctrine of the sphere, grounded on the motion of the earth, according to the old Pythagorean and Copernican systeme. VII. Astronomical tables, with tables of logarithms, natural and artificial sines and tangents, and versed sines. VIII. A new geography, or a description of the most eminent countries and coasts of the world, with maps of them, and tables of their latitude and longitude.

Title
A new systeme of the mathematicks: containing I. Arithmetick, as well natural and decimal, as in species, or the principles of algebra. II. Practical geometry, together with the first six books of Euclid's Elements, as also the eleventh and twelfth, symbolically demonstrated. III. Trigonometry plain and spherical. IV. Cosmography, or a description of the heavens. V. Navigation, or sailing by a plain or Mercator's chart; as also by the arch of a great circle, &c. VI. The doctrine of the sphere, grounded on the motion of the earth, according to the old Pythagorean and Copernican systeme. VII. Astronomical tables, with tables of logarithms, natural and artificial sines and tangents, and versed sines. VIII. A new geography, or a description of the most eminent countries and coasts of the world, with maps of them, and tables of their latitude and longitude. Composed by Sir Jonas Moore knight ... And designed for the use of the royal foundation of the mathematical school in Christ-Hospital. By His Majesty's special command.
Author
Moore, Jonas, Sir, 1617-1679.
Publication
London, Printed by A. Godbid and J. Playford, for R. Scott, bookseller, 1681.

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v. 2TextUse in library Map Div. 97-6214 v. 2Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
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Description
2 v. charts, diagrs., maps, tables.; 23.5 cm. (4to.)
Donor/Sponsor
  • Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3012.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Subjects
Note
  • Title-page to [v. 1] printed in red and black; added t.-p. engraved by N. Yeates.
  • Printed in sections, 1678 or 9-1681, and edited after the author's death by W. Hanway and J. Potenger. Several sections have special title-pages dated 1680.
  • "The sections ... on algebra, Euclid, and navigation [were written] by Perkins, master of the ... school; while Flamsteed communicated the astronomical tables."--Dict. nat. biog. cf. also Pref.
Call Number
*KC 1681 (Moore, J. New systeme of the mathematicks)
LCCN
79319943
Author
Moore, Jonas, Sir, 1617-1679.
Title
A new systeme of the mathematicks: containing I. Arithmetick, as well natural and decimal, as in species, or the principles of algebra. II. Practical geometry, together with the first six books of Euclid's Elements, as also the eleventh and twelfth, symbolically demonstrated. III. Trigonometry plain and spherical. IV. Cosmography, or a description of the heavens. V. Navigation, or sailing by a plain or Mercator's chart; as also by the arch of a great circle, &c. VI. The doctrine of the sphere, grounded on the motion of the earth, according to the old Pythagorean and Copernican systeme. VII. Astronomical tables, with tables of logarithms, natural and artificial sines and tangents, and versed sines. VIII. A new geography, or a description of the most eminent countries and coasts of the world, with maps of them, and tables of their latitude and longitude. Composed by Sir Jonas Moore knight ... And designed for the use of the royal foundation of the mathematical school in Christ-Hospital. By His Majesty's special command.
Imprint
London, Printed by A. Godbid and J. Playford, for R. Scott, bookseller, 1681.
Local Note
Copy in Map Div. 97-6214: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.
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Perkins, Peter, -1680.
Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719.
Hanway, William.
Potenger, John.
Added Title
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3012.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
*KC 1681 (Moore, J. New systeme of the mathematicks)
Map Div. 97-6214 [LHS 3012, atlas cases]
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