18th Century calculating machine

18th Century calculating machine

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Caption: 18th Century calculating machine. Diagram of a calculating machine designed by J. Rowning. Image from 'Directions for Making a Machine for Finding the Roots of Equations Universally, with the Manner of Using It: By the Rev. Mr. Rowning, to John Bevis', published by J. Rowning, on 1st January 1770.

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