Cosmographia, or a View of the Terrestrial and Coelestial Globes, in a Brief Explanation of the Principles Of Plain and Solid Geometry, Applied to Surveying and Gauging of Cask, The Doctrine if the Primum Mobile...
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1679
Description: 14 folding plates. Rubricated title, small 8vo, contemporary blindruled calf (rebacked). London: Thomas Passinger, 1679. First Edition. A very good copy.
Comments: John Newton (1622-1678) was a mathematics teacher and rector of the mathematuics school at Ross (Herefordshire). His Work includes sections on surveying, measuring solids, astronomy, and geography. The preface stresses the need for mathematics as part of general education. From the library of Harrison D. Horblitt, with his bookplate. Wing N-1055.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 241546