London: Passinger, 1679. hardcover. 14 folding plates. Rubricated title, small 8vo, contemporary blindruled calf (rebacked). London: Thomas Passinger, 1679. First Edition. A very good copy. very good.
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.