George Fuller's spiral slide rule, no 849, c 1880.

Richardson, Claire

George Fuller's spiral slide rule, no 849, c 1880.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

The spiral slide rule was invented to increase the length of the scale, and hence the accuracy, of the conventional slide rule. The Fuller's instrument also contains printed mathematical tables. This example was made by W F Stanley.

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