John Greaves.

A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius: from whence, as from two principles, the measures, and weights, used by the ancients, may be deduced online

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GREAVES, John. A discourse of the Romane
weights used by the ancients, may be deduced.

Wm. Lee. . .1647,

First edition. 8vo, cont. sheep, rebacked. [
coin of Tenedos and a folding plate. Printed r

Greaves (1602-52), professor of geometry and
Orientalists of his day, a great traveller and <
of mathematics, friend of Briggs, Bainbridge,
highly commended by Edward Bernard. Hazli



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3] , 134pp. , with a text engraving of a ^are
:iarginal notes.

astronomy, one of the most learned
:ollector of mss. relative to the study
and Harvey. The present work was
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To his truly noble, Sc learncdfriend,
foh/f Selden Efquire, BurgefTe of the
Univcrficy of Oxford in the Honoura-
ble Houfe of Commons,
SIR,

^Hat 1 Jhotildfrefent Toft^rt^bo have
fo honourablj deferved of Antl-
c^ttitjy and oj four Countrj^and^if
I may add mine o^n lA^ligationSyin
"particular of me , withfo fma/i a
retribution^as a Romane foor,(^
Denarius, may feem more proportionable to mine a-
bilitiesy then to the eminency of Tour place y and
Xforth. But Ton "^hoy to the honour of Tour profef-
fion^ have joined the wifdome of the Ancients , and
jufllj have merited this elogy,

-Anglorum gloria gentis




Seldenus,

An elogy long jince given Tou by a man, rpho is
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