Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: [Pantometria]

Digital Image File Name: 
Source Call Number: 
STC 6859 Copy 1
Source Creator: 
Digges, Leonard, d. 1571?
Source Title: 
Source Created or Published: 
Physical Description: 
pp. 18-19
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Creator (Hamnet): 
Digges, Leonard, d. 1571?
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Title (Hamnet): 
A geometrical practical treatize named Pantometria, diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides: with sundrie strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by glasses to set forth the true description or exact platte of an whole region. First published by Thomas Digges Esquire, and dedicated to the graue, wise, and honourable, Sir Nicholas Bacon ... With a mathematicall discourse of the fiue regular platonicall solides, and their metamorphosis into other fiue compound rare geometricall bodyes, conteyning an hundred newe theoremes at least of his owne inuention, neuer mentioned before by anye other geometrician. Lately reuiewed by the author himselfe, and augmented with sundrie additions, diffinitions, problemes and rare theoremes, to open the passage, and prepare away [sic] to the vnderstanding of his treatize of martiall pyrotechnie and great artillerie, hereafter to be published.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
At London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
printed by Abell Ieffes,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Anno. 1591.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[8], 152, 151-195, [3] p. : ill. ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Mensuration -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Geometry -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Surveying -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Digges, Thomas, d. 1595.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Smedley, William T. (William Thomas), b. 1851, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-2C⁴.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With final errata leaf.
Notes (Hamnet): 
First leaf is blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
An expansion of the 1571 edition begun by Leonard Digges and finished by his son Thomas Digges.
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 6859
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S107357
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
cs266. Misnumbering of pages at end corrected in pencil. Copy stained and wormed. Provenance: inscription on t.p.: 'W. Bayntun...22 March. 1766' [i.e. William Bayntun]
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 6859 Copy 1