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Mathematical Treasure: Tables of Johann Lambert

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

Among the publications of Johann Lambert (1728-1777) was his Zusätze … Tabellen (Additions to Logarithmic and Trigonometric Tables) of 1770. These logarithmic and trigonometric tables were the most accurate and complete of their time.

Title page of Additions to Logarithmic and Trigonometric Tables by Johann Lambert, 1770

The image above is presented courtesy of ETH-Bibliothek Zürich and the work may be viewed in its entirety via e-rara.

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Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Tables of Johann Lambert," Convergence (August 2018)