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Wright, Edward 1558?-1615

Overview
Works: 108 works in 259 publications in 4 languages and 2,122 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Cartographer
Classifications: G161, 538
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Most widely held works by Edward Wright
The voyages and works of John Davis, the navigator by John Davis ( Book )
18 editions published between 1880 and 1970 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Gilbert of Colchester, physician of London, On the loadstone and magnetic bodies and on the great magnet the earth. A new physiology, demonstrated with many arguments and experiments by William Gilbert ( Book )
5 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Certain errors in navigation by Edward Wright ( Book )
12 editions published between 1657 and 1978 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A description of the admirable table of logarithmes by John Napier ( Book )
19 editions published between 1616 and 1618 in English and held by 167 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)
The description and use of the sphaere by Edward Wright ( Book )
9 editions published between 1613 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Certaine errors in navigation ; The voyage of ... George Earle of Cumberl. to the Azores by Edward Wright ( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guilielmi Gilberti Colcestrensis De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure physiologia noua, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata by William Gilbert ( Book )
10 editions published between 1600 and 1967 in Latin and German and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Certain errors in navigation detected and corrected by Edw. Wright ; with many additions that were not in the former editions by Edward Wright ( )
1 edition published in 1657 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library
The haven-finding art by Simon Stevin ( Book )
5 editions published between 1599 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Wright's Map of the then known world, for Hakluyt's Principal navigations [ca. 1600] by Edward Wright ( )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Certaine errors in navigation by Edward Wright ( Book )
6 editions published between 1599 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Wright, Edmund, 1558?-1615
Wrightus, Edwardus.
Languages
English (135)
Latin (9)
German (1)
English, Middle (1)
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