A geometrical practical treatize named Pantometria, divided 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.
London: Abell Jeffes, 1591. Second and best edition of this important Elizabethan work on practical geometry, in which “for the first time, we have indications of an instrument which we may call a reflecting telescope” (King, The History of the Telescope, p. 29). This second edition contains several appendices by Thomas..... More