Recent Mathematical Tables

Journal:
Math. Comp. **1** (1943), 3-23

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-43-99096-9

Corrigendum:
Math. Comp. **1** (1944), 171.

Corrigendum:
Math. Comp. **1** (1943), 132.

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**[1]**Henry Martyn Parkhurst (1825-1908),*Astronomical Tables comprising Logarithms from 3 to 100 Decimal Places and other Useful Tables*, New York, 1868; other editions 1869, 1871, 1873, 1875, 1876, 1881, and 1889 (final). 11.3X15.1 cm. The volume was set up and electrotyped by the author himself, a ``law stenographer.'' Some of the later editions have more than twice as many pages as the first edition. Tables II, III, IX contain, with 19 exceptions, . Memoirs by Parkhurst may be found in Harvard College, Astronomical Observatory,*Annals*, v. 18 (1890), 29 (1893).*The Catalogue of the Astor Library, Authors and Books L-R*, Cambridge, Mass., 1887, lists an ``incomplete'' copy of the first section of Parkhurst's*Tables*, as well as other publications (1854-77) on spelling reform, stenography, etc. He was the chief reporter of the U. S. Senate debates 1848-54, and one of the reporters of the*Debates*of the Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1864. The 1869 edition of the*Tables*is in Library of Congress and the 1868 and 1873 editions in the New York Public Library (Astor Lib.). There is a sketch of Parkhurst in*Pop. Astr.*, v. 16, 1908, p. 231-239, and portrait plate.--Editor.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-43-99096-9

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