References for Richard Delamain
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- J F Scott, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
- F Cajori, William Oughtred. A great Seventeenth Century Teacher of Mathematics (London-Chicago, 1916).
- M Feingold, The mathematicians' apprenticeship: science, universities and society in England, 1560-1640 (Cambridge university Press, Cambridge, England, 1984).
- W D Hamilton and S C Lomas, Calendar of state papers. Domestic series. Reign of Charles I.: preserved in the State Paper Department of Her Majesty's Public Record Office. 1631-1633 5 (H M Stationery Office, London, 1862).
- E G R Taylor, The mathematical practitioners of Tudor and Stuart England (1954).
- D J Bryden, A Patchery and Confusion of Disjointed Stuffe: Richard Delamain's 'Grammelogia' of 1631/3, Trans. Camb. Bibliog Soc. VI (1978), 158-166.
- D J Bryden, Scotland's Earliest Surviving Calculating Device: Robert Davenport's Circles of Proportion of c.1650, The Scottish Historical Review 55 (159)(1) (1976), 54-60.
- F Cajori, The works of William Oughtred, The Monist 25 (3) (1915), 441-466.
- F Cajori, Oughtred's ideas and influence on the teaching of mathematics, The Monist 25 (4) (1915), 495-530.
- J Dawplucker, Critical retrospect of works on the sliding-rule, and various mathematical problems and solutions in the 'Mechanics' magazine', Mechanics' Magazine (Saturday, 4 September 1830).
- J Dawplucker, Critical retrospect of works on the sliding-rule, and various mathematical problems and solutions in the 'Mechanics' magazine', Iron: An illustrated weekly journal for iron and steel manufacturers, metallurgists, mine proprietors, engineers, shipbuilders, scientists, capitalists 14 (1931), 5-6.
- T Gardiner, Rigorous Thinking and the Use of Instruments. The Use of the History of Mathematics in the Teaching of Mathematics, The Mathematical Gazette 76 (475) (1992), 179-181.
- H K Higton, Richard Delamain, in Dictionary of National Biography 5 (London, 1949-50), 751.
- K Hill, 'Juglers or Schollers?': Negotiating the Role of a Mathematical Practitioner, The British Journal for the History of Science 31 (3) (1998), 253-274.
- A J Turner, William Oughtred, Richard Delamain and the Horizontal Instrument in 17th-Century England, Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza di Firenze 6 (2) (1981), 99-125.
- A J Turner, Mathematical instruments and the education of gentlemen, Ann. of Sci. 30 (1) (1973), 51-88.
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