### A Chronological List of Oliver Byrne's Books, Pamphlets and Select Journal Articles

*A Treatise on Diophantine Algebra.* Dublin: Allen and Co., 1830.

*A Pamphlet on the Teaching of Geometry by Coloured Diagrams, etc. Applied to the First Book of Euclid.* London: Printed for the Author. 1831.

*A Short Practical Treatise on Spherical Trigonometry, etc.* London: A. J. Valpy, 1835.

*How to Measure the Earth with the Assistance of Railroads.* Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Currie and Bowman, 1838.

*New and Improved System of Logarithms … Also, an appendix, containing tables of trigonometric formulae, etc.* William Day: London, 1838.

*The Navigator's Ready Calculator; designed for the practical Sailor, being a complete and easy introduction to navigation, and containing a newly-invented instrument, by means of which all of the cases in the different sailings are solved.* William Day: London, 1838 or 1839.

*The Creed of Saint Athanasius proved by a Mathematical Parallel.* London: William Day, 1839.

*The Practical, Complete and Correct Gager, containing a description of Parker and Byrne’s patent calculating instruments; with their use and applications.* London: A.H. Bailey & Co., 1840.

*The Doctrine of Proportion clearly developed … or, the Fifth book of Euclid simplified.* London: J. Williams, 1841.

"Exemplary Institute for Mathematics, Engineering, Classics and General Literature, Surrey Villa, near Lambeth Palace." Prospectus written with Henry William Hull. London: W. Barnes, c. 1842.

“Unwillingness of Man to Investigate,” *American Railroad Journal and Mechanics Magazine,* Vol VIII—New Series or Vol. XIV, 91-93. New York: George C. Schaeffer, 1842.

“Description and use of an instrument to find the time by the sun, moon, or any of the visible fixed stars:as well as the names of those stars / invented and constructed for the Right Hon. Earl Fitzwilliam.” Oliver Byrne. Manuscript. Houghton Library, Harvard University. Boston. 1843.

*The Fallacies of Our Own Time “Anti-Phrenology”* (with John Byrne). London: Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, 1844.

*Description and Use of the Byrnegraph: an instrument for multiplying, dividing, and comparing lines, angles, surfaces, and solids.* London: C. & J. Adlard, 1846.

“A New Theory of the Earth, that Fully Accounts for Many Astronomical, Geographical, and Geological Phenomena, Hitherto Unaccounted For,” *Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal,* 10:99-101 (April 1847) and 10:133-134 (May 1847).

*The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid in Which Coloured Diagrams and Symbols Are Used Instead of Letters for the Greater Ease of Learners.* London: William Pickering, 1847.

*The Calculus of Form.* Never published, 1848.

*The Miscellaneous Mathematical Papers of Oliver Byrne,* Collected and edited by John Byrne. London: Maynard, 1848.

*Practical, Short, and Direct Method of Calculating the Logarithm of any given number corresponding to any given Logarithm.* New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1849.

*A Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine Work, and Engineering*. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1851.

*Pocketbook for Railroad and Civil Engineers.* New York: Shepherd, 1851.

*The Practical Metal-Worker’s Assistant: containing the arts of working all metals and alloys with the application of electro-metallurgy to manufacturing processes, etc. A new, revised, and improved edition, with additions by John Scoffern…William Clay, William Fairbairn… and James Napier, etc.* Philadelphia: H.C. Baird, 1851 and 1864.

*The Pocket Companion for Machinists, Mechanics and Engineers, etc.* New York: Dewitt & Davenport, 1851.

*The Practical Cotton Spinner, and Manufacturer.* Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1851.

*The practical spinner, and manufacturer: the managers’, overlookers’, and mechanics’ companion. A comprehensive system of calculations of mill gearing and machinery … To which are added, compendious tables of yarns.* New York: R. Scott, 1851.

*Practical Model Calculator, for the engineer, mechanic, machinist, manufacturer of engine-work, naval architect, miner, and millwright.* Philadelphia: H.C. Baird & Co, 1852, 1862, 1872.

*Freedom to Ireland: The Art and Science of War for the People. The Pike Exercise, Foot Lancers, Light Infantry, and Rifle Drill. To which is Added a Short Practical Treatise on Small Arms, and Ammunition, Street and House Fighting, and Field Fortification.* Boston: Patrick Donahoe, 1853.

*Lectures on the Art and Science of War: addressed to Irish American citizen soldiers.* Boston: Patrick Donahoe, 1853.

*Mechanics: their principles and practical applications.* New York: De Witt & Davenport, 1853.

*The American Engineer, Draftsman, and Machinist’s Assistant.* Philadelphia: C.A. Brown & Co., 1853.

*The Handbook for the Artisan, Mechanic, and Engineer.* Philadelphia: T. K. Collins, Jr., 1853.

*The Calculator’s Constant Companion, for practical men, machinists, mechanics and engineers.* Philadelphia: J.W. Moore, 1854.

*The Evidence of Oliver Byrne in the Patent Case of Ross Winans' Eight-wheeled Car.* London: Murphy, 1855.

*Pocket-Book for Railroad and Civil Engineers. Containing new, exact, and concise methods for laying out railroad curves, switches, etc.* New York: C. Shepard & Co., 1856.

*The Mechanics’ Manual: a pocket companion for working carpenters, joiners, etc.* New York : J.M. Fairchild & Co., 1856.

*Vade Mecum. De L’Ingénieur, de Chemins de Fer Donnant*. Paris: Imprimerie et Libraire Centrales des Chemins de Fer. De Napoléon Chaix et Ce, Rue Bergère, 1856.

*Byrne's price book, ready reckoner and measurer: for merchants and traders; ship builders and lumber dealers; farmers and drovers; banks and stock companies.* New York: Philip J. Cozans, 1857.

*The apprentice, or First book for mechanics, machinists, and engineers.* New York: Philip J. Cozans, 1860. (Reprinted New York: Philip J. Cozans, 1863, 1864; New York: A. J. Fisher 1874.)

“Calculations Respecting the Pressure of Steam on Cylinder covers and Other Disks,” *Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal* (December 1860), 24:353-354.

*Dual Arithmetic: A New Art.* London: Bell & Daldy, 1863.

*The Young Geometrician; or, Practical geometry without compasses.* London: Chapman & Hall, 1865.

*The Young Dual Arithmetician; or, Dual arithmetic . . . Designed for elementary instruction, etc.* London: Bell & Daldy, 1866.

*Dual Arithmetic A New Art. Part II. The Descending Branch of the Art, and the Science of Dual Arithmetic.* London: Bell & Daldy, 1867.

*Tables of Dual Logarithms, Dual Numbers, and corresponding Natural Numbers, etc.* London: Bell & Daldy, 1867.

*The Essential Elements of Practical Mechanics, based on the principle of work; designed for engineering students*. London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1867.

G*eneral Method of Solving Equations of all degrees; applied particularly to equations of the second, third, fourth, and fifth degrees.* London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1868.

*Spons’ Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military and Naval, with technical terms in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.* London: F. N. Spon, London and New York: 1869-74. (*Note:* Oliver Byrne contributed from 1869 to 1872.)

Volume 1: Available online via Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/sponsdictionary00spongoog

Volume 6: Available online via Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/sponsdictionary01spongoog

*Byrne’s Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy.* London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1877.

*The Geometry of Compasses; or, Problems resolved by the mere description of circles, and the use of coloured diagrams and symbols.* London: C. Lockwood & Co., 1877.

*Byrne’s Timber and Log Book: Ready Reckoner and Price Book ….* New York: The American News Company, 1878

Spon, Edward. Oliver Byrne; Ernest Spon; Francis N. Spon. *Supplement to Spons’ dictionary of engineering, civil, mechanical, military, and naval.* London and New York: E. & F. N. Spon, 1879-81.