[Early American Imprint]; Burroughs, Richard
Title A TREATISE ON TRIGONOMETRY AND NAVIGATION CONTAINING AN EXPLANATION OF THEIR PRINCIPLES AND TABLES, AND A NEW METHOD OF WORKING TRIGONOMETRY BY MEMORY, WHICH IS VERY USEFUL IN SURVEYING
Binding half leather
Book Condition Very good
Publisher New York John C. Totten 1818
Seller ID 1264
12mo (4½” x 7¼”). pp. 81. Contemporary half calf over blue and red marbled boards, with black morocco label and 6 pairs of gilt rules on spine. Includes 8 plates of geometrical and trigonometrical figures described in the text. A reissue of the sheets of the 1807 edition (Shaw & Shoemaker 12252) printed by J.D. Huntington at Middlebury, VT.
Burroughs sets forth a new method of working right and oblique angled plain trigonometry without the use of instruments or tables.
A sound copy with light rubbing to the edges and a small puncture to the spine. The book has the small, penciled ownership marks of Jacob B. Gurley (1771- 1856) who graduated Dartmouth in 1793 and was admitted to the Bar in 1797. Shaw and Shoemaker 43496; Rink 3945.