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The Resource A geometrical practise, names pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra and sterometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides: with sundry strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by perspectiue glasses, to set forth the true description or exact plat of a whole regoin, framed by Leonard Digges Gentleman, lately finished by Thomas Digges his sonne. Who hathe also thereunto adioyned a mathematicall treatise of the five regulare platonicall bodies, and their metamorphosis or transformation into fiue other equaliter vniforme solides geometricall, of his owne invention, hitherto not mentioned by any geometicians

A geometrical practise, names pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra and sterometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides: with sundry strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by perspectiue glasses, to set forth the true description or exact plat of a whole regoin, framed by Leonard Digges Gentleman, lately finished by Thomas Digges his sonne. Who hathe also thereunto adioyned a mathematicall treatise of the five regulare platonicall bodies, and their metamorphosis or transformation into fiue other equaliter vniforme solides geometricall, of his owne invention, hitherto not mentioned by any geometicians

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A geometrical practise, names pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra and sterometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides: with sundry strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by perspectiue glasses, to set forth the true description or exact plat of a whole regoin
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A geometrical practise, names pantometria
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diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra and sterometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides: with sundry strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by perspectiue glasses, to set forth the true description or exact plat of a whole regoin
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framed by Leonard Digges Gentleman, lately finished by Thomas Digges his sonne. Who hathe also thereunto adioyned a mathematicall treatise of the five regulare platonicall bodies, and their metamorphosis or transformation into fiue other equaliter vniforme solides geometricall, of his owne invention, hitherto not mentioned by any geometicians
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A geometrical practise, names pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra and sterometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides: with sundry strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by perspectiue glasses, to set forth the true description or exact plat of a whole regoin, framed by Leonard Digges Gentleman, lately finished by Thomas Digges his sonne. Who hathe also thereunto adioyned a mathematicall treatise of the five regulare platonicall bodies, and their metamorphosis or transformation into fiue other equaliter vniforme solides geometricall, of his owne invention, hitherto not mentioned by any geometicians
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  • Title vignette. Colored by hand
  • First edition of the most important work by Leonard Digges
  • In this treatise Digges also mentions the "marvellous conclusion.. that may be performed by glasses... placed in due angles... so that you shall discern any trifle... as plainly as if you were corporally present although it be distant from you as far as eye can descrie."
  • Completed by the author's son Thomas Digges after his death in 1571
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text
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21 cm.
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[128] leaves
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rdamedia
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  • Bound in 19th-century brown calf (rubbed).
  • Bookplate of C.E. Kenney.
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  • (OCoLC)ocn369964418
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A geometrical practise, names pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra and sterometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides: with sundry strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by perspectiue glasses, to set forth the true description or exact plat of a whole regoin, framed by Leonard Digges Gentleman, lately finished by Thomas Digges his sonne. Who hathe also thereunto adioyned a mathematicall treatise of the five regulare platonicall bodies, and their metamorphosis or transformation into fiue other equaliter vniforme solides geometricall, of his owne invention, hitherto not mentioned by any geometicians
Publication
Note
  • Title vignette. Colored by hand
  • First edition of the most important work by Leonard Digges
  • In this treatise Digges also mentions the "marvellous conclusion.. that may be performed by glasses... placed in due angles... so that you shall discern any trifle... as plainly as if you were corporally present although it be distant from you as far as eye can descrie."
  • Completed by the author's son Thomas Digges after his death in 1571
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
[128] leaves
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Bound in 19th-century brown calf (rubbed).
  • Bookplate of C.E. Kenney.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • vault recon
  • (OCoLC)ocn369964418

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