Kersey, John 16161690?
Overview
Works:  60 works in 334 publications in 2 languages and 4,789 library holdings 

Genres:  Textbooks 
Roles:  Author, Other, Editor, Author of introduction 
Classifications:  QA101, 511 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about
John Kersey
 John Kersey. Line engraving by W. Faithorne, 1673, after G. van Soest, 1672( Visual )
 Cocker's decimal arithmetick: wherein is shewed the nature and use of decimal fractions, in the usual rules of arithmetick, and in the mensuration of planes and solids. Together with tables of interest, and rebate for the valuation of leases and annuities, present, or in reversion, and rules for calculating of those tables. : Whereunto is added his artificial aritmetick, shewing the genesis or fabrick of the logarithmes, and their use in the extraction of roots, the solving of questions in anatocisme, and in other arithmetical rules in a method not usually practised. by Edward Cocker( Book )
 John Kersey. Line engraving by W. Faithorne, 1673, after G. van Soest, 1672( Visual )
Most widely held works by
John Kersey
Mr. Wingate's arithmetick : containing a plain and familiar method, for attaining the knowledge and practice of common arithmetick by
Edmund Wingate(
)
75 editions published between 1668 and 1983 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
75 editions published between 1668 and 1983 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr Wingate's arithmetick : containing a plain and familiar method, for attaining the knowledge and practice of common arithmetick.
The eighth edition, very much enlarged. First composed by Edmund Wingate late of GrayesInne Esquire. Afterwards upon Mr.
Wingate's request, enlarged in his lifetime: also since his decease carefully revised, and much improved, as will appear
by the preface and table of contents. By John Kersey, teacher of the mathematicks, at the sign of the Globe in Shandoisstreet
in CoventGarden by
Edmund Wingate(
)
21 editions published between 1678 and 1694 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
21 editions published between 1678 and 1694 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of that mathematical art commonly called algebra : expounded in four books by
John Kersey(
)
36 editions published between 1673 and 1981 in English and Dutch and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
36 editions published between 1673 and 1981 in English and Dutch and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third & fourth books of the elements of algebra by
John Kersey(
)
14 editions published between 1647 and 1981 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1647 and 1981 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arithmetique made easie, or, A perfect methode for the true knowledge and practice of natural arithmetique : according to
the ancient vulgar way without dependence upon any other author for the grounds thereof by
Edmund Wingate(
)
13 editions published between 1650 and 1982 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1650 and 1982 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracts on the resolution of affected algebräick equations by Dr. Halley's, Mr. Raphson's, and Sir Isaac Newton's, methods
of approximation by
Francis Maseres(
)
1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arithmetique made easie : the second book: containing a perfect method for the true knowledge, and practice of artificial
arithmetique' [sic] performed by logarithms: and resolving all arithmeticall questions by addition and subtraction. Together
with the construction and use of an instrument called the line of proportion, exhibiting the logarithm of any number under
100000. Unto which is also annexed an appendix, resolving likewise by addition and subtraction all questions, that concern
equation of time, interest of money, and valuation of purchases, leases, annuities, and the like. By Edm. Wingate, esquire by
Edmund Wingate(
)
10 editions published in 1652 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1652 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Wingate's arithmetick : containing a perfect method for the knowledge and practice of common arithmetick. by
Edmund Wingate(
)
12 editions published in 1658 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published in 1658 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of that mathematical art, commonly called algebra by
John Kersey(
)
18 editions published between 1708 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published between 1708 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cocker's Decimal arithmetick: wherein is shewed the nature and use of decimal fractions ... Together with tables of interest
... Whereunto is added his Artificial arithmetick, shewing the genesis or fabrick of the logarithmes, and their use in the
extraction of roots ... Also his Algebraical arithmetick, containing the doctrine of composing and resolving an equation;
with all other rules ... according to the method used by Mr. John Kersey in his incomparable treatise of Algebra by
Edward Cocker(
)
7 editions published between 1685 and 1695 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1685 and 1695 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of that Mathematical Art Commonly Called Algebra, Expounded in Two Books. By John Kersey. To which is added,
Lectures read in the School of Geometry in Oxford, Concerning the Geometrical Construction of Algebraical Equations ; and
the Numerical Resolution of the same by the Compendium of Logarithms. By Dr. Edmund Halley, Savilian Professor of Geometry
in the University of Oxford by
John Kersey(
)
4 editions published in 1725 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1725 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of that mathematical art commonly called algebra expounded in two books. By John Kersey. To which is added, lectures
read in the School of Geometry in Oxford, Concerning the Geometrical Construction of Algebraical Equations; And the Numerical
Resolution of the same by the Compendium of Logarithms. By Dr. Edmund Halley, Savilion Professor of Geometry in the University
of Oxford by
John Kersey(
)
3 editions published in 1717 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1717 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of that mathematical art commonly called algebra : expounded in two books. By John Kersey. To which is added,
lectures read in the School of Geometry in Oxford ... By Dr. Edmund Halley by
John Kersey(
)
12 editions published between 1717 and 1725 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1717 and 1725 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A plain and familiar method for attaining the knowledge and practice of common arithmetic by
Edmund Wingate(
Book
)
11 editions published between 1751 and 1760 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1751 and 1760 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of that mathematical art commonly called algebra by
John Kersey(
)
6 editions published between 1673 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1673 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Wingate's arithmetick : containing a plain and familiar method for attaining the knowledge and practice of common arithmetick.
Composed by Edmund Wingate ... and upon his request enlarged in his lifetime, also since his decease carefully revised and
much improv'd ... by
Edmund Wingate(
)
7 editions published between 1683 and 1740 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1683 and 1740 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The principles of algebra : By William Frend by
William Frend(
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5 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A plain and familiar method for attaining the knowledge and practice of common arithmetic. Containing all the useful rules
both in whole numbers, and fractions, vulgar and decimal, extraction of the square and cuberoots, simple and compound interest,
annuities, [et]c. delivered in a more practical and correct manner, than in any work hitherto extant by
Edmund Wingate(
)
2 editions published in 1751 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1751 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Wingate's Arithmetick. ... Enlarged ... by J. Kersey ... The Twelfth edition. With a new supplement by G. Shelley by
Edmund Wingate(
Book
)
7 editions published between 1708 and 1720 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1708 and 1720 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Mr. Wingate's Arithmetick ... The ninth edition, very much enlarged ... by John Kersey.] by
Edmund Wingate(
Book
)
7 editions published between 1694 and 1704 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1694 and 1704 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Related Identities
 Wingate, Edmund 15961656 Author
 Halley, Edmond 16561742 Other
 Faithorne, William 16161691 Other
 Frend, William 17571841 Author
 Maseres, Francis 17311824 Author
 Cocker, Edward 16311675 Author
 Hawkins, John active 17th century
 Shelley, George 1666?1736? Other
 Dodson, James 1757 Editor
 Hyde, Edward 16071659
Associated Subjects
Algebra Approximation theory Arithmetic Decimal fractions Differentialalgebraic equations Equations Equations, Roots of Equations, Theory of EquationsNumerical solutions Geometry Halley, Edmond, Hyde, Edward, Imprints (Publishers' and printers' statements) Interest Logarithms Mathematics Measurement Stevin, Simon,