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Begins with a list of reference books that relate to the practice of dialing [the mathematics required to create a sundial face to determine solar time based on the position of the sun]. Overleaf is a guide on how to preserve oil paintings.

Subject: Mathematics

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17th century
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Bibliographic list, 'Books for Dyalling' by Henry Oldenburg, 17th century, CLP/24/55, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 15 July 2024

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