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Printed Book 'Mathematical Tables ...', Edited by James Pryde, London and Edinburgh, 1883

Inventory Number: 11969
Object Type:
Persons: James Pryde (Editor)
Date Created: 1883
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-61 Library
Brief Description: James Pryde (ed), Mathematical Tables consisting of Logarithms of Numbers 1 to 108000 Trigonometrical, Nautical, and Other Tables, new edition (London & Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1883); spine title 'Chambers's Mathematical Tables'.

Contents include (see separate entry): blueprint sellotaped inside back cover.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from the Bookshop Down the Lane, Bicester, in 2004. Formerly owned by A. E. McLaren, an engineer.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Card
Cloth

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Blueprint Aide Memoir, Late 19th or Early 20th Century

Inventory Number: 11969
Object Type:
Persons: James Pryde (Editor)
Date Created:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-61 Library
Brief Description: Blueprint aide memoir, sellotaped inside the back cover of a printed book: James Pryde (ed), Mathematical Tables consisting of Logarithms of Numbers 1 to 108000 Trigonometrical, Nautical, and Other Tables, new edition (London & Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1883). Headed 'Rules for Small Arcs', it consists simple of four numbered rules for finding log sin [theta], log tan [theta], and [theta] using the tables. Strong dark blue. Probably made by the former owner A. E. McLaren, an engineer.
Primary Inscriptions: Intrinsic heading: 'Rules for Small Arcs.'.
Provenance: Purchased from the Bookshop Down the Lane, Bicester, in 2004. Formerly belonging to A. E. McLaren, an engineer.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Card
Cloth

Narratives

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/11969