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Jacob Kobel's Geometry

Author(s): 
Frank Swetz, Victor Katz

This is the title page of the geometry book of Jacob Kobel (1460 - 1533). The book dealt primarily with measurement, showing its readers how to use various instruments to measure fields, determine heights of buildings, and perform various other necessary tasks.

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection of Columbia University

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Converngence.

 

 

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Frank Swetz, Victor Katz, "Jacob Kobel's Geometry," Loci (November 2008)

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