'Principia Geometriae' in Latin, Written in the second half of the 17th century
'Principia Geometriae' in Latin, with some coloured illustrations, beg. 'Geometria est bene mensurandi scientia', in four parts:
- Fol. 1. the elementary definitions, with 35 problems and 14 theorems
- Fol. 17. 'Trigonometria'
- Fol. 33. 'Geodesia'
- Fol. 36. 'Stereometria'
At fol. 41v are five problems in dialling (horologium describere).
(fols. i-iii and 46-53 are blank).
- Creation: Written in the second half of the 17th century
Language of Materials
MS. Marshall 14
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. II, no. 5257
12 5/8 × 8 3/8 in.