The Resource Mellificium mensionis, or, The marrow of measuring : wherein a new and ready way is shewn how to measure glazing, painting, plaistering, masonry, joyners, carpenters, and bricklayers works : as also the measuring of land, and all other superficies, and solids, by vulgar arithmetick, without reducing the integers into the least denomination, giving the content of any superficie or solid, consisting of feet, inches, and parts of inches, in a fourth part of the time and labour required by the usual way in vulgar arithmetick : together with some choice principles and problems of geometry conducing thereto : to which is added, an appendix, left under the author's own hand, the contents of which, see in the next page : illustrated with copper cuts the like not heretofore published ..., by Venterus Mandey

Mellificium mensionis, or, The marrow of measuring : wherein a new and ready way is shewn how to measure glazing, painting, plaistering, masonry, joyners, carpenters, and bricklayers works : as also the measuring of land, and all other superficies, and solids, by vulgar arithmetick, without reducing the integers into the least denomination, giving the content of any superficie or solid, consisting of feet, inches, and parts of inches, in a fourth part of the time and labour required by the usual way in vulgar arithmetick : together with some choice principles and problems of geometry conducing thereto : to which is added, an appendix, left under the author's own hand, the contents of which, see in the next page : illustrated with copper cuts the like not heretofore published ..., by Venterus Mandey

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Mellificium mensionis, or, The marrow of measuring : wherein a new and ready way is shewn how to measure glazing, painting, plaistering, masonry, joyners, carpenters, and bricklayers works : as also the measuring of land, and all other superficies, and solids, by vulgar arithmetick, without reducing the integers into the least denomination, giving the content of any superficie or solid, consisting of feet, inches, and parts of inches, in a fourth part of the time and labour required by the usual way in vulgar arithmetick : together with some choice principles and problems of geometry conducing thereto : to which is added, an appendix, left under the author's own hand, the contents of which, see in the next page : illustrated with copper cuts the like not heretofore published ...
Title
Mellificium mensionis, or, The marrow of measuring
Title remainder
wherein a new and ready way is shewn how to measure glazing, painting, plaistering, masonry, joyners, carpenters, and bricklayers works : as also the measuring of land, and all other superficies, and solids, by vulgar arithmetick, without reducing the integers into the least denomination, giving the content of any superficie or solid, consisting of feet, inches, and parts of inches, in a fourth part of the time and labour required by the usual way in vulgar arithmetick : together with some choice principles and problems of geometry conducing thereto : to which is added, an appendix, left under the author's own hand, the contents of which, see in the next page : illustrated with copper cuts the like not heretofore published ...
Statement of responsibility
by Venterus Mandey
Title variation
  • Mellificium mensionis
  • Marrow of measuring
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Cataloging source
CLU
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Mandey, Venterus
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1588-1679
  • 1645-1703
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  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Tebb, Thomas
  • King, Thomas
  • Illidge, Samuel
  • White, Robert
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  • Measurement
  • Geometry
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Mellificium mensionis, or, The marrow of measuring : wherein a new and ready way is shewn how to measure glazing, painting, plaistering, masonry, joyners, carpenters, and bricklayers works : as also the measuring of land, and all other superficies, and solids, by vulgar arithmetick, without reducing the integers into the least denomination, giving the content of any superficie or solid, consisting of feet, inches, and parts of inches, in a fourth part of the time and labour required by the usual way in vulgar arithmetick : together with some choice principles and problems of geometry conducing thereto : to which is added, an appendix, left under the author's own hand, the contents of which, see in the next page : illustrated with copper cuts the like not heretofore published ..., by Venterus Mandey
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Publication
Note
  • Signatures: A-2I8
  • Each book, except the 1st, has special title page
  • Includes frontispiece portrait of the author engraved by Robert White
  • Frontispiece includes in pagination and signature count
  • Head- and tail-pieces; decorative initials
  • Books II & III written originally in Latin by Thomas Hobbes and translated by Mandey
  • Advertisements: p. [1] at end
Contents
First Book. The rudiments of geometry -- Second Book. A garden of geometrical roses -- Third Book. Some principles and problems in geometry, formerly thought desparate -- Fourth Book. Measuring of glazing, painting, plaistering ... -- Fifth Book. Measuring of superficial planes by vulgar arithmetick ... -- Sixth Book. Measuring of land -- The appendix treating in the first place of the measuring of chimneys reformed
Edition
The 4th ed., with additions.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 487, [1] pages, [12] leaves of plates (8 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
Bound in sprinkled calf; spine rebacked; gilt label with brief title on spine; edges sprinkled red.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Mellificium mensionis, or, The marrow of measuring : wherein a new and ready way is shewn how to measure glazing, painting, plaistering, masonry, joyners, carpenters, and bricklayers works : as also the measuring of land, and all other superficies, and solids, by vulgar arithmetick, without reducing the integers into the least denomination, giving the content of any superficie or solid, consisting of feet, inches, and parts of inches, in a fourth part of the time and labour required by the usual way in vulgar arithmetick : together with some choice principles and problems of geometry conducing thereto : to which is added, an appendix, left under the author's own hand, the contents of which, see in the next page : illustrated with copper cuts the like not heretofore published ..., by Venterus Mandey
Link
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: A-2I8
  • Each book, except the 1st, has special title page
  • Includes frontispiece portrait of the author engraved by Robert White
  • Frontispiece includes in pagination and signature count
  • Head- and tail-pieces; decorative initials
  • Books II & III written originally in Latin by Thomas Hobbes and translated by Mandey
  • Advertisements: p. [1] at end
Contents
First Book. The rudiments of geometry -- Second Book. A garden of geometrical roses -- Third Book. Some principles and problems in geometry, formerly thought desparate -- Fourth Book. Measuring of glazing, painting, plaistering ... -- Fifth Book. Measuring of superficial planes by vulgar arithmetick ... -- Sixth Book. Measuring of land -- The appendix treating in the first place of the measuring of chimneys reformed
Edition
The 4th ed., with additions.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 487, [1] pages, [12] leaves of plates (8 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
Bound in sprinkled calf; spine rebacked; gilt label with brief title on spine; edges sprinkled red.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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