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Wright, Edward 1558?-1615

Overview
Works: 107 works in 344 publications in 4 languages and 3,075 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Cartographer
Classifications: QC751, 538
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Certain errors in navigation by Edward Wright( Book )

37 editions published between 1610 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages and works of John Davis, the navigator by John Davis( Book )

15 editions published between 1880 and 1970 in English and held by 202 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 )

4 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The description and use of the sphaere by Edward Wright( Book )

20 editions published between 1613 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ferriby boats : seacraft of the Bronze Age by E. V Wright( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of the admirable table of logarithmes by John Napier( Book )

15 editions published between 1616 and 1969 in English and held by 128 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)
Guilielmi Gilberti Colcestrensis De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure physiologia noua, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata by William Gilbert( Book )

11 editions published between 1600 and 1967 in Latin and German and held by 104 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 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Some observations made in travelling through France, Italy, &c. in the years 1720, 1721, and 1722 by Edward Wright( Book )

28 editions published between 1730 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haven-finding art by Simon Stevin( Book )

6 editions published between 1599 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edward Wright englischer Mathematiker und Kartograph

Wright, Edmund, 1558?-1615

Wrightus, Edwardus.

Έντουαρντ Ράιτ Άγγλος μαθηματικός και χαρτογράφος

ادوارد رایت

愛德華·賴特

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