Author:Henry Briggs

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Henry Briggs

English mathematician.

Henry Briggs


  • A Table to find the Height of the Pole, the Magnetical Declination being given (London, 1602, 4to)
  • "Tables for the Improvement of Navigation", printed in the second edition of Edward Wright's treatise entitled Certain Errors in Navigation detected and corrected (London, 1610, 4to)
  • A Description of an Instrumental Table to find the part proportional, devised by Mr Edward Wright (London, 1616 and 1618, 12rno)
  • Logarithmorum Chilias prima (London, 1617, 8vo)
  • Lucubrationes et Annotationes in opera posthuma J. Neperi (Edinburgh, 1619, 4to)
  • Euclidis Elementorum VI. libri priores (London, 1620. folio)
  • A Treatise on the North-West Passage to the South Sea (London, 1622, 4to), reprinted in Samuel Purchas's Pilgrims, vol. iii. p. 852
  • Arithmetica Logarithmica (London, 1624, folio)
  • Trigonometria Britannica (Goudae, 1633, folio)
  • two Letters to Archbishop James Usher
  • Mathematica ab Antiquis minus cognita.

Works about Briggs[edit]

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