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Mathematical Treasure: Edward Hatton's Arithmetic

Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University)

Edward Hatton’s An Intire (or Entire) System of Arithmetic (1721) was one of the most comprehensive and valued texts of its time. Today, this book is considered rare.

Source: Oughtred Society, Archive of Collections, Tom Wyman Collection. Tom Wyman (1927-2014) was the first president of the Oughtred Society. Wyman assembled an extensive collection of early slide rules and books related to them. The image above is #98 in the Wyman Collection.

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Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Edward Hatton's Arithmetic," Convergence (June 2018)