Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (March 29, 2012)
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initially released in 1914, this quantity was once created to mark the tercentenary of John Napier's Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio. Written by way of the famous English mathematician Ernest William Hobson, the textual content presents a hugely readable creation to the speculation of logarithms and places their discovery inside a historic context. Illustrations also are integrated. it is a concise and available booklet that may be of price to someone with an curiosity in logarithms and the background of arithmetic.