Title page, book of logarithmic tables by Wiberg, 1876.

 
Title page, book of logarithmic tables by Wiberg, 1876.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

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Martin Wiberg's book of logarithmic tables was published in English in 1876. Wiberg, a Swedish mathematician, completed a difference engine in about 1860, which was capable of four orders of difference and fifteen digits. He used the machine to compute and print the tables in this book.

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