Mathematical treatises and tables by Martin Master, Written in about A.D. 1670 by M. Master
Mathematical treatises and tables by Martin Master, one of which is dated 1670:
- The chief one is (fol. 9) 'The Surueyours Perambulator or an Engin, wherewith the Surueyour may ... measure land ... also an Abstract of the Tables of Logarithms [fol. 70 ... with the Canons of Artificiall Signes [sines] and Tangents ... Performed by Martin Master...'
- 'The Description and vse of the Cylinder Diall' (fol. 1)
- An engraving of Master (born 1605: engraved by R. Garwood, 1660) and of his Perambulator (fols. 6v, 7r)
- Measurements by the instrument of the roads from Epping to London (1659), and by 'mr. Blunt of Greenewich's' measuring Chariot from Epping to Bishop's Stortford, 1664 (fol. 7v)
- At fol. 68 is a survey of the estate of 'T. G.' at 'N.' in the county of Essex, 1660
- At fol. 133v tables of areas of circles, 1670
- At fol. 143 calendarial tables A.D. 1600- 2150 (made in 1672), and especially for 1652-79
- Creation: Written in about A.D. 1670 by M. Master
Language of Materials
MS. Savile 91
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26163
Owned by Robert Charles in about A.D. 1700 (fol. 67v).
On paper with clasps
5 1/4 × 3 1/4 in.