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Oliver Byrne: The Matisse of Mathematics - References

Author(s): 
Susan M. Hawes (Genealogist) and Sid Kolpas (Delaware County Community College)

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Byrne, Eleanor Rugg, A Short Philosophical Treatise on the Atmosphere, and the Influence of the Changes of the Moon on the Weather; and the Variations of the Weather Represented by Weather Indicators, from the First of July 1869, to the First of January, 1870, to Which is Subjoined Interesting Matter (London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1869).

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Byrne, Oliver. 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.

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Byrne, Oliver. “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).

Byrne, Oliver. The Calculus of Form. Never published, 1848.

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

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Byrne, Oliver. The first fifty lessons on military art and science. New York: D. &. J. Sadlier, 1850.

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

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Byrne, Oliver. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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Byrne, Oliver. General 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.

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Susan M. Hawes (Genealogist) and Sid Kolpas (Delaware County Community College), "Oliver Byrne: The Matisse of Mathematics - References," Convergence (September 2015)

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