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Napier, John 1550-1617

Works: 320 works in 721 publications in 5 languages and 5,566 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Biography  Commentaries 
Subject Headings: Mathematicians 
Classifications: Z2002, 510.28
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A description of the admirable table of logarithmes by John Napier ( Book )
39 editions published between 1616 and 2010 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English translation by Edward Wright, one of the greatest English writers on navigation and is important as it was checked and approved by Napier and contains a special admonition relating to the change to decimal logarithms which is not in the original. It also contains a new dedication to Charles I and preface by Napier, as well as a new preface by Briggs, and an explanation by Briggs of an instrumental table for finding proportional parts, which had been invented by Edward Wright (Gaskell, c 5, Feb 1992)
Mirifici logarithmorum canonis descriptio eiusque usus, in utraque trigonometria ; ut etiam in omni logistica mathematica, amplissimi, facillimi, & expeditissimi explicatio by John Napier ( Book )
58 editions published between 1614 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rabdologiæ, seu, Numerationis per virgulas libri duo, cum appendice de expeditissimo multiplicationis promptuario : quibus accessit & arithmeticæ localis liber unus by John Napier ( Book )
38 editions published between 1617 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rabdology by John Napier ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De arte logistica Joannis Naperi Merchistonii baronis libri qui supersunt by John Napier ( Book )
8 editions published between 1839 and 1939 in Latin and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
J.N 1550-1617
John Napier of Merchiston.
Marvellous Merchiston.
Marvellous Merchston
Merchiston 1550-1617 Lord of
Merchiston, Jean Napier baron de
Merchiston, John Napier of 1550-1617
Merchiston, Lord of (John Napier), 1550-1617
Merchistone 1550-1617 Lord of
Merchistone, Lord of, 1550-1617
Merchistone, Lord of (John Napier), 1550-1617
Merchistonius, Johannes Napier 1550-1617
Merchistoun 1550-1617 Lord of
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Merchistoun, John Napier of
Merchistoun, Lord of (John Napier), 1550-1617
N., J., 1550-1617
Naipper, John.
Naipper, John 1550-1617
Napeir, Jean
Napeir Jean 1550-1617
Napeir, Johan 1550-1617
Napeir, John
Napeir John 1550-1617
Napier, Jean
Napier of Merchiston, John 1550-1617
Nepair, John.
Nepair, John 1550-1617
Neper, Dzhon 1550-1617
Neper, Džon.
Neper, Jean
Neper Jean 1550-1617
Neper, Johann 1550-1617
Neper, Johannes 1550-1617
Néper, John
Neper, John 1550-1617
Nepero, Giovanni
Nepero Giovanni 1550-1617
Nepero, Ioanne 1550-1617
Neperus, Giovanni 1550-1617
Neperus, Ioannes.
Neperus, Ioannes 1550-1617
Neperus, Iohannes
Neperus, Joannes.
Neperus Joannes 1550-1617
Neperus , Joannes <baro Merchistonii>
Neperus, Johannes
Neperus Johannes 1550-1617
Nompareil, Jean
Nompareil, Jean 1550-1617
Nompareil, Jean N. 1550-1617
English (269)
Latin (84)
German (4)
Dutch (4)
Russian (2)