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LAMBERT, Johann Heinrich. Zusatze zu den Logarithmischen und Trigonometrischen Tabellen zur Erleichterung und Abkurzung der bey Anwendung der Mathematik vorfallenden Berechnungen.

Berlin. Haude und Spener, 1770. First edition.
12mo. [4], 210pp. Printed in black letter. Modern buff paper boards, lettered in black to spine. Leaves browned and spotted. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP
The first edition Swiss German mathematician, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777) tables designed to aid in the resaerch of number theory.

From the recently dispersed library of Erwin Tomash (1921-2012), American engineer recognised for his early pioneering work with computer equipment peripherals. His library consisted of over 3,000 books and manuscripts relevant to the history of computation, from medieval and renaissance works on arithmetic, finger-reckoning and the abacus, to the birth in the twentieth century of theoretical and practical computer science under Alan Turing.
Tomash L20.
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 22503