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Craig's book was printed in London in 1685. The first page, in English, comments on the general methods of finding the tangent of curve lines and of quadrature. The following pages, in Latin, are Craig's addition to his book on determining quadratures of figures. Includes equations and a diagram.

Subject: Geometry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of a book. Methodus Figurarum lineis rectis & curvis comprehensarum quadraturas determinandi authore J. Craige. 4to. Londini 1685'.

Reference number
CLP/1/38
Earliest possible date
17th century
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Craig

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John Craig, Paper, 'An account of a book "Methodus figurarum lineas rectis et curvis comprehensarum quadraturas determinandi" authore J Craige' ["A method of determining the quadrature of figures with straight lines and curves"] by unknown author and Johanne Craige [John Craig], 17th century, CLP/1/38, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_1_38/paper-an-account-of-a-book-methodus-figurarum-lineas-rectis-et-curvis-comprehensarum-quadraturas-determinandi-authore-j-craige-a-method-of-determining-the-quadrature-of-figures-with-straight-lines-and-curves-by-unknown-author-and-johanne-craige-john-craig, accessed on 24 July 2024

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