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Oughtred, William (1575-1660)
The description and use of the double horizontall dyall.
London : printed for William Leake, 1652.

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An English translation of William Oughtred's collection of mathematical recreations. The problems were mainly intended for amusement and the text includes descriptions of simple demonstrations of various phenomena.

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