Mathematicall recreations. Or a collection of sundrie problemes, extracted out of the ancient and moderne philosophers, as secrets in nature, and experiments in arithmeticke, geometrie, cosmographie, horolographie, astronomie, navigation, musicke, opticks, architecture, staticke, machanicks, chimestrie, waterworkes, fireworks, &c. Not vulgarly made manifest untill this time: fit for schollers, students, and gentlemen, that desire to know the philosophicall cause of many admirable conclusions. Vsefull for others, to acuate and stirre them up to the search of further knowledge; and serviceable to all for many excellent things, both for pleasure and recreation. Most of which were written first in Greeke and Latine, lately compiled in French, by Henry Van Etten Gent. And now delivered in the English tongue, with the examinations, corrections, and augmentations

Publication Date1633
Extent[44], 285, 285-286, [5] p.
LocationPrinted at London
Publisherby T. Cotes, for Richard Hawkins, dwelling in Chancery Lane, neere the Rowles


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