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A booke named tectonicon : briefly shewing the exact measuring, and speedie reckoning all manner of land, squares, timber, stone, steeples, pillers, globes &c. : further, declaring the perfect making and large vse of the carpenters ruler, containing a quadrant geometricall, comprehending also the rare vse of the squire : and in the end a little treatise adioyning, opening the composition and appliancie of an instrument called the profitable staffe : with other things pleasant and necessary, most conducible for surueyers, landmeaters, ioyners, carpenters, and masons / published by Leonard Digges gentleman, in the yeere of our Lord, 1556.

by Digges, Leonard, -approximately 1559.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, 1630Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. DIG DIGGES] (1). Place hold
A geometrical practical treatize named pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria / containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides : with sundrie strange conclusions both by instrument and without, and also by glasses to set forth the true description or exact platte of an whole region ; first published by Thomas Digges ... With a mathematicall discourse of the fiue regular platonicall solides, and their metamorphosis into other fiue compound rare geometrical bodyes, conteyning an hundred newe theoremes at least of his owne inuention, neuer mentionen before by anye other geometrician ; lately reviewed by the avthor himselfe, and augmented with sundri additions, diffinitions, problemes and rare theoremes.

by Digges, Leonard, -approximately 1559 | Digges, Thomas, -1595.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by A. Jeffes, 1591Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. DIG DIGGES] (1). Place hold
A treatise named Lvcarsolace : devided into fovver bookes, which in part are collected out of diuerse authors in diuerse languages, and in part deuised / by Cyprian Lvcar ...

by Lucar, Cyprian, 1544-.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Imprinted at London : by Richard Field for Iohn Harrison ..., 1590Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. LUC LUCAR] (1). Place hold
An account of several new inventions and improvements now necessary for England, in a discourse by way of letter to the Earl of Marlbourgh , relating to building of our English shipping, planting of oaken timber in the forrests, apportioning of publick taxes, the conservacy of all our royal rivers, in particular that of the Thames, the surveys of the Thames, &c : Herewith is also published at large the proceedings relating to the mill'd-lead-sheathing, and the excellency and cheapness of mill'd-lead in preference to cast sheet-lead for all other purposes whatsoever. Also, A treatise of naval philosophy / written by Sir Will. Petty ...

by T. H. (Thomas Hale) | Petty, William, Sir, 1623-1687.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Printed for James Astwood, 1691Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. HAL HALE] (1). Place hold
Guilielmi Gilberti Colcestrensis ... De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure : physiologia noua, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata.

by Gilbert, William, 1544-1603.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Londini : Excudebat Petrus Short, 1600Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. GIL GILBERT] (1). Place hold
Ioannis Kepleri .... Dissertatio cum Nuncio sidereo nuper ad mortales misso a Galilaeo Galilaeo ...

by Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630 | Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Frankfort : Apus D. Zacharium Palthenium, Anno 1611Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. GAL GALILEI] (1). Place hold
Micrographia: or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon. / By R. Hooke ...

by Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by J. Martyn and J. Allestry ..., 1665Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: F O.B. HOO HOOKE] (2). Place hold
New Atlantis : a worke vnfinished / written by the Right Honourable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban.

by Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [London : Printed by J.H. for William Lee ..., 1631]Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. BAC BACON] (1). Place hold
Nicolai Copernici Torinensis De revolvtionibvs orbium cœlestium, libri VI. : Habes in hoc opere iam recens nato, & ædito, studiose lector, motus stellarum, tam fixarum, quàm erraticarum, cum ex ueteribus tum etiam ex recentibus obseruationibus restitutos: & nouis insuper ac admirabilibus hypothesibus ornatos. Habes etiam tabulas expeditissimas, ex quibus eosdem ad quoduis tempus quàm facillime caculare poteris. Igitur eme, lege, fruere. [Line in Greek].

by Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Norimbergæ : apud Ioh. Petreium, Anno 1543Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. COP COPERNICUS] (1). Place hold
Nova experimenta physico-mechanica de vi aëris elastica & ejusdem effectibus, : facta maximam partem in nova machina pneumatica ... / Ab honoratissimo d. Roberto Boyle.

by Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691 | Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691. Defensio doctrinae de elatere & gravitate aëris.

Edition: Editio postrema.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Roterodami : Arnoldi Leers, 1669Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. BOY BOYLE] (1). Place hold
Opticks: or, A treatise of the reflexions, refractions, inflexions and colours of light. Also two treatises of the species and magnitude of curvilinear figures.

by Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed for S. Smith, and Benj. Walford, Printers to the Royal Society, at the Prince's Arms in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1704Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. NEW NEWTON] (1). Place hold
Philosophiæ naturalis principia mathematica. / Autore Js. Newton ... Imprimatur S. Pepys, Reg. soc. præses. Julii 5. 1686.

by Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Londini : Jussu Societatis Regiæ ac Typis Josephi Streater. Prostant apud Sam. Smith ad insignia Principis Walliae in Coemiterio D. Pauli, aliosq; nonnulles Bibliopolas, Anno 1687Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. NEW NEWTON] (1). Place hold
Sidereus, nuncius magna, longeqve admirabilia spectacula pandens, suspiciendaq proponens vnicuiq praesertim vero philosophis, atqu astronomis, quae a Galileo Galileo ... perspicilli nuper a sereperti beneficio sunt obseruata in lvnae facie, fixis innvmeris, lacteo circvlo stellis nebvlosis, apprime vero in qvatvor planetis circa Iovis stellam disparibus interuallis, atq; periodis, celeritate mirabili circumuolutis; quos, nemini in hanc vsq; diem cognitos, nouissime auctor deprehendit primus, atque Medicea sidera nvncvpandos decrevit.

by Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Prostat Francof : in Paltheniano, 1610Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. GAL GALILEI] (1). Place hold
Silva, or A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesty's dominions. As it was deliver'd in the Royal Society the XVth of October, MDCLXII ... Together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves, Terra, a philosophical essay of earth ... To which is annexed Pomona: or, An appendix concerning fruit-trees, in relation to cyder ... also Acetaria: or, A discourse of sallets. With Kalendarivm hortense; or, The gard'ners almanack ...

by Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.

Edition: 4th ed. much inlarg'd and improv'd, by the author John Evelyn ...Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : R. Scott [etc.], 1706Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: F O.B. EVE EVELYN] (1). Place hold
The castle of knowledge.

by Recorde, Robert, 1510?-1558.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Imprinted at London : By Reginalde Wolfe, 1556Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. REC RECORDE] (1). Place hold
The circles of proportion and the horizontall instrument &c. / Both invented, and the use of both written in Latine by W. Oughtred Ætonens ; Translated into English and set forth for the publique benefit by W.F.

by Oughtred, William, 1575-1660 | Forster, William (Mathematician) | Haughton, Arthur | Goddard, John, active 1645-1671.

Edition: And now by the authors consent, revised, corrected and freed from all mistakes in the former edition: / and also much amplifyed and explained, by A.H. gent.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Oxford : Printed by W. Hall, for R. Davis, Anno Dom. M. DC. LX [1660]Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. OUG OUGHTRED] (1). Place hold
The description and use of four several quadrants, two great ones and two small ones : with the use of a diagonal-scale and semicircle ... / invented and written by ... John Collins ... with additions, not in the former treatise, by John Good.

by Collins, John, 1625-1683.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Printed for Richard and William Mount, and Tho. Page, 1710Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. COL COLLINS] (1). Place hold
The history of the Royal-Society of London, for the improving of natural knowledge. / by Tho. Sprat.

by Sprat, Thomas, 1635-1713 | Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by T.R. for J. Martyn at the Bell without Temple-bar, and J. Allestry at the Rose and Crown in Duck-lane, Printers to the Royal Society, 1667Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. SPR SPRAT] (2). Place hold
The pathway to knowledg containing the first principles of geometrie ...

by Recorde, Robert, 1510?-1558.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Imprinted ... by Reynold Wolfe, 1551Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. REC RECORDE] (1). Place hold
The sceptical chymist : or, Chymico-physical doubts & paradoxes, touching the spagyrist's principles commonly call'd hypostatical, as they are wont to be propos'd and defended by the generality of alchymists. Whereunto is præmis'd part of another discourse relating to the same subject / by ... Robert Boyle, Esq.

by Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by F. Cadwell for F. Crooke ..., 1661Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. BOY BOYLE] (1). Place hold
The svrveyor in foure bookes, by Aaron Rathborne ...

by Rathborne, Aaron.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by W. Stansby for W. Burre, 1616Other title: Surveyor in foure bookes.Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. RAT RATHBORNE] (2). Place hold
Uranographia sive astrorum descriptio viginti tabulis ceneis incisa ex recentissimis et absolutissimis astronomorum observationibus / Joannis Elerti Bode ; sumtus commodante illustrissimo astronomice satrono generosissimo equite megalopolitano Friderico de Hahn dynaste remplini.

by Bode, Johann Elert, 1747-1826 | Hahn, Friedrich von.

Material type: book Book; Format: print map Publisher: Berolini : Apud Autorem, 1801Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: FF R.B. BOD BODE] (1). Place hold
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