Book/Printed Material Mathematicall recreations, or, A collection of sundrie problemes extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers, as secrets in nature and experiments in arithmeticke, geometrie, cosmographie, horologographie, astronomie, navigation, musicke, opticks, architecture, staticke, machanicks, chimestrie, waterworkes, fireworks, &c. ... Mathematicall recreations / Collection of sundrie problems extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers

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Mathematicall recreations, or, A collection of sundrie problemes extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers, as secrets in nature and experiments in arithmeticke, geometrie, cosmographie, horologographie, astronomie, navigation, musicke, opticks, architecture, staticke, machanicks, chimestrie, waterworkes, fireworks, &c. ...
Other Title
Mathematicall recreations
Collection of sundrie problems extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers
Created / Published
Printed at London : By T. Cotes, for Richard Hawkins ..., 1633.
Subject Headings
-  Scientific recreations--Early works to 1800
-  Mathematical recreations--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Added t.p., engraved.
-  Authorship in doubt. Variously attributed to Jean Leurochon, Hendrik van Etten and William Oughtred (to whom is also attributed the translation). Cf. Hall, T. Mathematicall recreations, an exercise in 17th-cent. bibl.
-  First English ed.
-  Signatures: A⁸ *⁸ 2*⁴ B-R⁸ S⁴ T⁸ V⁶.
-  STC (2nd ed.) 10558.5
-  LC copy imperfect: engraved t.p. wanting. Bookplate of Eugene L. Bulson.
-  Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955.
-  Formerly shelved under: 4 Rare Books
Medium
[40], 286 [i.e. 287], [5] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Call Number/Physical Location
Q164 .R4313 1633
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/mcmanusyoung.00890.2
mcmanusyoung 00890 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/mcmanusyoung.00890.1
Library of Congress Control Number
93100890
Description
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Added t.p., engraved. Authorship in doubt. Variously attributed to Jean Leurochon, Hendrik van Etten and William Oughtred (to whom is also attributed the translation). Cf. Hall, T. Mathematicall recreations, an exercise in 17th-cent. bibl. First English ed. Signatures: A⁸ *⁸ 2*⁴ B-R⁸ S⁴ T⁸ V⁶. STC (2nd ed.) 10558.5 LC copy imperfect: engraved t.p. wanting. Bookplate of Eugene L. Bulson. Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. Formerly shelved under: 4 Rare Books
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Mathematicall recreations, or, A collection of sundrie problemes extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers, as secrets in nature and experiments in arithmeticke, geometrie, cosmographie, horologographie, astronomie, navigation, musicke, opticks, architecture, staticke, machanicks, chimestrie, waterworkes, fireworks, &c. Printed at London: By T. Cotes, for Richard Hawkins, 1633. Web.. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/93100890/. (Accessed March 28, 2017.)

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(1633) Mathematicall recreations, or, A collection of sundrie problemes extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers, as secrets in nature and experiments in arithmeticke, geometrie, cosmographie, horologographie, astronomie, navigation, musicke, opticks, architecture, staticke, machanicks, chimestrie, waterworkes, fireworks, &c. Printed at London: By T. Cotes, for Richard Hawkins. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/93100890/.

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Mathematicall recreations, or, A collection of sundrie problemes extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers, as secrets in nature and experiments in arithmeticke, geometrie, cosmographie, horologographie, astronomie, navigation, musicke, opticks, architecture, staticke, machanicks, chimestrie, waterworkes, fireworks, &c. Printed at London: By T. Cotes, for Richard Hawkins, 1633. Web.. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/93100890/>.