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Author: Speidell, John, fl. 1600-1634.
Title: A briefe treatise for the measuring of glasse, board, timber, or stone, square or round being performed only by simple addition and substraction, and that in whole numbers, with[o]ut any multiplication, or division at all / by John Speidell ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A briefe treatise for the measuring of glasse, board, timber, or stone, square or round being performed only by simple addition and substraction, and that in whole numbers, with[o]ut any multiplication, or division at all / by John Speidell ...
Speidell, John, fl. 1600-1634.

London: Printed by Thomas Harper, 164[0?]
Notes:
Date of imprint suggested by STC (2nd ed.) and NUC pre-1956 imprints.
Signatures: [pi]2 A2, 2A4.
Title in ornamental border.
Includes: The use of a scale of fractions, invented by John Speidell ...
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Arithmetic -- To 1846.
Fractions -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12751.0001.001

Contents
title page
preface
To measure glasse or board.
Example.
Example.
The second way.
To measure Timber or Stone.
For Stone.
To measure round Timber called girt measure.
To finde how much the whole Tree containeth.
The use of a scale of Fractions, invented by John Speidell, Mathematitian, in Queen street.
Addition in Fractions.
Substraction in Fractions.
Multiplication in Fractions.
Division in Fractions.
To finde the value of a Fraction in shillings and pence.
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