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Napier, John 1550-1617

Works: 221 works in 908 publications in 8 languages and 7,242 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Biography  History  Commentaries  Prophecies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Subject Headings: Mathematicians 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collaborator, Singer, Performer
Classifications: QA29.N2, 510.92
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A description of the admirable table of logarithmes by John Napier( Book )

50 editions published between 1616 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 327 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 Bloody almanack to which England is directed, to fore-know what shall come to passe, by that famous astrologer, M. John Booker : being a perfect abstract of the prophecies proved out of Scripture, by the noble Napier, Lord of Marchistoun in Scotland : with additions by John Napier( Book )

25 editions published between 1643 and 1967 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[2], 6 p. Illustrated t.p. Annotation on Thomason copy: "Jan. 20th 1642. Reproduction of the original in the British Library. (DLPS) A75149.0001.001. (vid) 158358.
Mirifici logarithmorum canonis descriptio eiusque usus, in utraque trigonometria ; ut etiam in omni logistica mathematica, amplissimi, facillimi, & expeditissimi explicatio by John Napier( Book )

38 editions published in 1614 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabdology by John Napier( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 191 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 )

37 editions published between 1617 and 1966 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bloody almanack wherein is contained : ... the King of Scots new game in France, together with his desires to forreign princes ... concerning the landing of an English army in France ; the time and manner of a great battel to be fought : the engagement of the Scotch King, with the event and success thereof : with other notes ... touching the strange lightnings and apparitions that will be seen in the ayr this year by John Napier( Book )

5 editions published between 1652 and 1983 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occasionally attributed to John Booker, or John Napier--NUC pre-1956 imprints. Illustrated t.p. Numerous errors in pagination. Reproduction of original in the British Library. (marc) 11466972. (stc) Wing A1955. (vid) 47769. (DLPS) A24401.0001.001. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at for further information or permissions. Almanacs, English. Napier, John, 1550-1617. Astrology -- Early works to 1800. Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1649-1660
De arte logistica Joannis Naperi Merchistonii baronis libri qui supersunt by John Napier( Book )

13 editions published between 1839 and 1939 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The construction of the wonderful canon of logarithms by John Napier( Book )

20 editions published between 1889 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bloody almanack: or An astrologicall prediction of the most remarkable accidents which shall happen to the King, Parliament and city, as also in Scotland and Ireland, this yeer 1649 by John Napier( Book )

3 editions published between 1648 and 1649 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life, writings, and inventions of John Napier, of Merchiston by David Stewart Erskine Buchan( Book )

3 editions published in 1787 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of the Napier tercentenary celebration, or, Modern instruments and methods of calculation by E. M Horsburgh( Book )

3 editions published between 1914 and 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Con Nepyer

Džon Neper

J.N 1550-1617

John Napier of Merchiston.

John Napier schottischer Mathematiker

John Napier Scottish mathematician

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John Napier theoloog uit Schotland (1550-1617)

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Marvellous Merchiston.

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Naipper, John.

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Napeir, Jean

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Napier, Jean

Napier of Merchiston, John 1550-1617

Nepair, John.

Nepair, John 1550-1617

Neper, Dzhon 1550-1617

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Neper, Jean

Néper, Jean 1550-1617

Neper, Johann 1550-1617

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Neper, John 1550-1617

Nepero, Giovanni

Nepero Giovanni 1550-1617

Nepero, Ioanne 1550-1617

Nepero matematico, astronomo e fisico scozzese

Neperus, Giovanni 1550-1617

Neperus, Ioannes.

Neperus, Ioannes 1550-1617

Neperus, Iohannes

Neperus, Iohannes 1550-1617

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

Джон Непер

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