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Holwell, John, 1649-1686? National Library of the Netherlands-test National Library of Australia ISNI-test Library of Congress/NACO German National Library

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VIAF ID: 50311740 (Personal)


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  1. Clavis horologiæ; or, A key to the whole art of arithmetical dialling In two Parts. The first shewing how to draw the hour-lines on all manner of regular dials and how to reduce all irregular dials into regular forms, by means of a new latitude and new declination, and that arithmetically. The second part sheweth how to place all manner of furniture on all sorts of dials, let them be never so irregular, and that arithmetically: whereunto is annex'd the tables of the attitude of the sun for every hour of the day, at his entrance into the 12 signs, from one degree of latitude to 90; with tables of azimuch to each latitude, and for every hour of the day, at his entrance into each sign; with many other tables useful in the art of shadows. Whereunto is annexed an appendix, being the explication of the pyramidical dial set up in His Majesty's garden at White-hall, 1669. In which very many sorts of dials are contained: by which, besides the hours of all kinds diversly expressed, many things relating to georgraphy, alstrology and astronomy, are by the sun's shadow made visible to the eye, by that Reverend Father Francis Hall, alias Line, of the society of Jesus, professor of the mathematicks at liege in Germany. By John Holwell, teacher of the mathematicks. illustrated with curious copper cuts. ‎(2) National Library of the Netherlands-test German National Library
  2. trigonometry made easy ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  3. strange and wonderful prophecies. foretelling what shall happen … in the years 1697, 1698, 1699, and 1700 ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  4. clavis horologiæ, or a key to the whole art of arithmetical dyalling ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  5. catastrophe mundi: or evrope’s many mutations until the year 1701 … whereunto is annexed, the hieroglyphicks of nostradamus … rightly placed, and in order … with the addition of many more ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  6. british topography: or, an historical account of what has been done for illustrating the topographical antiquities of great britain and ireland ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  7. an appendix to … catastrophe mundi, being an astrological discourse of the rise … of the othoman family. with the nativities of the present french king, emperors of germany and turky … whereunto is added a supplement of the judgment of comets ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  8. a sure guide to the practical svyveyor, in two parts. the first showing how to plot all manners of grounds … as also how to find the area thereof … the second … how to take the ground plot of any city or corporation; as also the mensuration of roads … with the manner of making a map of any county or kingdom ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  9. a new prophecy … of the blazing star that appeared april the 23rd. being a full account of the events and sad effects thereof ‎(1) Wikipedia (en)-test
  10. Trigonometry made easie. - ‎(1) German National Library

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