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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2019-05-09
circa 1750-1810
Extent: 2 volumes
This collection consists of two volumes dating from the turn of the 18th to 19th century in London. The first volume is on mathematics with definitions and practical questions on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and logarithms. The second volume is on navigation and sailing and includes definitions, rules and exercises on navigation and sailing techniques.
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John Frederick Lewis collection of notebooks on mathematics and navigation
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1730
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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circa 1750-1810
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This collection consists of two volumes dating from the turn of the 18th to 19th century in London. The first volume is on mathematics with definitions and practical questions on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and logarithms. The second volume is on navigation and sailing and includes definitions, rules and exercises on navigation and sailing techniques.
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