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Napier, John 1550-1617

Works: 320 works in 736 publications in 5 languages and 6,178 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Biography  Commentaries 
Subject Headings: Mathematicians 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z2002, 510.28
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Mirifici logarithmorum canonis descriptio eiusque usus, in utraque trigonometria ; ut etiam in omni logistica mathematica, amplissimi, facillimi, & expeditissimi explicatio by John Napier( Book )

72 editions published between 1614 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Booker( Book )

13 editions published in 1643 in English and held by 327 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.
A description of the admirable table of logarithmes by John Napier( Book )

19 editions published between 1616 and 1969 in English and held by 287 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

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 Booker( Book )

4 editions published between 1652 and 1983 in English and held by 172 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 )

6 editions published between 1839 and 1939 in Latin and held by 96 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

Merchistoun, Johannes Napier de 1550-1617

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 (263)

Latin (90)

Dutch (4)

German (3)

Russian (2)

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