HOROLOGIOGRAPHIA. THE ART OF DIALLING: TEACHING, AN EASIE AND PERFECT WAY TO MAKE ALL KINDS OF DIALS UPON ANY PLAINE PLATE HOWSOEUER PLACED...

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London: Imprinted by Felix Kyngston.., 1633. [3],[76] leaves. Small quarto. Later half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Titlepage soiled, rear leaves stained. Professional restoration to forecorners of titlepage and several leaves of text, not affecting printing except in table on final leaf of text. About good. This is the fourth edition listed in the NUC, after the first of 1593, followed by those of 1626 and 1627. An important work on sun dials, with attractive woodcut diagrams of dials by Jodocus Hondius. This is Fale's only known publication. "The table of sines which it contains is probably the earliest specimen of a trigonometrical table printed in England" - DNB. All editions are scarce, the present one noted at three locations in the NUC. DNB VI, p.1033.


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