Reference numberCLP/1/46
TitlePaper, 'Mémoire sur la mesure de l'aire des triangles sphériques' ['On measuring the area of spherical triangles'] by Mr [Bernard Forest] de Belidor
Date18 November 1726
DescriptionDe Belidor provides his observations of methods used to measure the area of a spherical triangle, which he notes would be useful in geography. An English translation of this paper is found at CLP/1/47. Includes one separate plate of figures.

Subject: Geometry

Written in La Fère [Hauts-de-France, France]. Read to the Royal Society on 28 March 1728.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/1/47
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NA7803Belidor; Bernard Forest de (1693 - 1761)1693 - 1761
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