|←Author Index: Na||John Napier
|Scottish mathematician, physicist, and astronomer; also 8th Laird of Merchistoun. He is best known as the inventor of logarithms and made common the use of the decimal point in arithmetic.|
- A Plaine Discovery of the whole Revelation of St. John (1594)
Works about Napier
- “Napier, John,” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
- “Napier, John”, in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911