Record

Reference numberCLP/1/28/1
LevelItem
TitleManuscript, 'Cassette extraordinaire et admirable pour les mathematiques' [Extraordinary and admirable cassette for mathematics] by unknown author to Robert Moray
Date[17th century]
DescriptionText is about a 'cassette' that could be used in the solving of geometrical problems in the measurement of long distances, drawing of maps and topographies, the drawing of sun dials (gnomons), and perspective. Use of the cassette for the geometry given by the following problems which draw the foundations and the four propositions of six of the elements thus announced.

Subject: Mathematics

Inscription on first page reads 'Pour Monsieur le Chevalier Moray' [for Mr Moray the Knight].
LanguageFrench
Extent11p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/1/28
CLP/1/28/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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