HARVARD UNIVERSITY BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS MA, 1795
Seller ID: 0009078
On offer is an exceptional and fascinating handwritten notebook of many different and varied aspects of geometry, arithmetic, trigonometry, finance, and surveying, written by a young man studying at Harvard University in 1795. The book is a terrific example of mathematical and surveying studies at the end of the 18th century, especially as it happens at one of the greatest institutes of learning in America. As such these books are incredibly rare to find outside of university archives. The front cover page reveals the man’s name, William Hardy, written in beautiful gothic hand lettering. “... View More...