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1. Extract from the "Rules and Orders for the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich," showing the nature of the course of studies during the years 1764-1771, from Records of the R.M.A., quoted in Guggisberg, "The Shop," page 25.

2. Please refer to "Textbooks Written by John Lodge Cowley"

3. Clarke, Adam. The Bibliographical Miscellany, 1806, quoted in Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica, Vol 1, page 392.

4. Cajori, Florian. A History of Elementary Mathematics, 1929, page 281.

5. Ibid.

 



Cajori, Florian. A History of Elementary Mathematics with Hints on Methods of Teaching. Rev. and enl. Ed. (London : Macmillan, 1929). Georgia Tech call number: QA21 .C13 1929

Calinger, Ronald. A Contextual History of Mathematics to Euler. (Prentice Hall, 1999) Georgia Tech call number: QA21 .C188 1999

Clarke, Adam. The Bibliographical Miscellany. (London: W. Baynes, 1806).
Not owned by Georgia Tech.

Grattan-Guinness, Ivor. The Norton History of the Mathematical Sciences: The Rainbow of Mathematics. (New York: Norton, 1998). Georgia Tech call number: QA21 .G695 1998

Guggisberg, F. G. "The Shop" : The Story of the Royal Military Academy (London: Cassell, 1900). Not owned by Georgia Tech.

Sotheran, firm, booksellers, London. Bibiotheca Chemico-Mathematica: Catalogue of Works in Many Tongues on Exact and Applied Science. (London, H. Sotheran, 1921) Georgia Tech call number: Z7409 .Z9 S69 VOL 1

Taylor, E. G. R. The Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian England, 1714-1840. (London: Cambridge University Press for the Institute of Navigation, 1966) Georgia Tech call number: QA27 .G7 T28

 



Cowley, John Lodge. Geometry Made Easy; or, A New and Methodical Explanation of the Elements of Geometry. Containing, I. A Very Easy and Concise Commentary on the First Six, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, and XV Books of Euclid … To Which is Added, an Entire New, Curious and Exact Method of Exhibiting in Miniature, the Various Kinds of Solids … (London, Printed for the author [1752]

Cowley, John Lodge. An Appendix to Euclid's Elements in Seven Books. Containing Forty-two Copper-plates. In Which the Doctrine of Solids, Delivered in the XIth, XIIth, and XVth Books of Euclid, is Illustrated … by New-invented Schemes Cut Out of Paste-Board. (London, sold by Mr. Watkins, 1758).

Cowley, John Lodge. An Appendix to the Elements of Euclid, in Seven Books. Containing Forty-two Moveable Schemes for Forming the Various Kinds of Solids, and Their Sections, by Which the Doctrine of Solids in the Eleventh, Twelfth, and Fifteenth Books of Euclid is Illustrated, and Rendered More Easy to Learners than Heretofore … 2d. edition. (London, Sold by T. Cadell, [176?]

Cowley, John Lodge. The Theory of Perspective Demonstrated; in a Method Entirely New. By Which the Several Planes, Lines, and Points, Made Use of in this Art, are Shewn in the True Positions in Which They are to be Considered. Invented, and now Published for the Use of the Royal Academy at Woolwich. (London, Sold by J. Bennett, 1765)

Cowley, John Lodge. An Illustration and Mensuration of Solid Geometry in Seven Books. Containing Forty-two Moveable Copper-plate Schemes for Forming the Various Kinds of Solids and Their Section… 3rd ed. / rev., corr., and augm. By William Jones. (London: Printed by S. Cosnell … for the editor, 1787). Includes: A catalogue of optical, mathematical, and philosophical instruments / made and sold by John Jones