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Pretty much every one of these are out of print, but can be obtain from places like http://www.bookfinder.com and Google Books

**Nomography: Theory and Applications**- Douglas P. Adams, (Archon Books Inc., Hamden, Conn.) 1964.
*I haven't seen this book.* **The Nomogram: The Theory And Practical Construction Of Computational Charts, 3rd ed.**- H.J. Allcock and J.R. Jones, (London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd.) 1946.
*Get this book. Very comprehensive, with a nomogram classification system and step by step instructions. Covers determinants. Includes appendices that will make your task easier.* **A first Course In Nomography**- S. Brodetsky, (G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., London, England) 1949.
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*A good solid book.* **Graphical Techniques for Engineering Computation**- W. H. Burrows, (The Chemical Publishing Company, New York, N.Y.) 1965.
*Get this book. Covers determinants. Also has extensive information on other kinds of mechanical computing (integrators, slide rules, etc.)* **Nomography and Empirical Equations**- Dale S. Davis, (New York: Reinhold Publishing Corp.) 1955.
*A good solid book. Technical in spots. Has a chapter on custom slide rules. The book is a revision of "Empirical Equations and Nomography".* **Empirical Equations and Nomography**- Dale S. Davis, (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.) 1943.
*Very similar to his other book, but not as complete. This book was republished by Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York, N.Y. (1962)* **Traite' de Nomographie**- Maurice d'Ocagne, (G. Villars Publishing LTD., Paris, France) 1899.
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*Unfortunately, I cannot read French.* **Exposé synthéthique des principes fondamentaux de la nomographie**- Maurice d'Ocagne, 1903.
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*Unfortunately, I cannot read French.* **Elements of Nomography**- R.D. Douglass and D.P. Adams, (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.) 1947.
*A good solid book. Includes a "nomogram worksheet" form to make the task more systematic.* **Nomography**- L. Ivan Epstein, (Interscience Publishers) 1958.
*Good solid book, abet sparse. Covers determinants.* **The History and Development of Nomography**- Dr. H. A. Evesham, (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform) 2010.
*Good solid book. In addition to the mathematical theory, also has bios of the mathematicians that developed the theory.* **Falk's Solutions**- Karl H. Falk, (Columbia Graphs) 1954.
*This is an engineer's book of pre-made nomograms to solve specific problems, not a book on nomograph theory. Mostly fancy graphs.* **Nomography**- John H. Fasal, (New York, Frederick Ungar Pub.) 1968.
*I haven't seen this book.* **Alignment Charts**- Lester R. Ford, 1944. Download it Here.
*I haven't seen this book.* **ABACS or Nomograms-An Introduction to Their Theory and Construction**- A. Giet, (London: ILIFFE and Sons. LTD, Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, England) 1953.
*A good solid book.* **Stereo nomograms**- N.D. Haasbroek, 1962. Download it Here.
*Interesting method for making three-dimensional nomograms.* **The Design Of Diagrams For Engineering Formulas And The Theory Of Nomography**- Laurence I. Hewes and Herbert L. Seward, (New York, McGraw-Hill) 1923.
*I haven't seen this book.* **Graphic Aids In Engineering Computation**- Randolph P. Hoelscher, Joseph Norman Arnold, and Stanley H. Pierce, (McGrew-Hill Book Company, New York, N.Y.) 1952.
*Get this book. The section on nomograms is lucid and comprehensive. Covers determinants. It also has valuable information on creating custom slide rules.* **Nomography and Empirical Equations**- Lee Johnson, (New York: John Wiley and Sons) 1952.
*A good solid book.* **Best Approximation by Linear Superpositions (Approximate Nomography)**- S. Y. Khavinson, (American Mathematical Society) 1997.
*I haven't seen this book.* **Alignment Charts: Construction and Use**- M. Kraitchik, (New York: D. Van Nostrand Co.) 1944.
*Get this book. It is slender, but don't let that fool you, it is packed with meat. It is easy to read for those with shaky mathematical backgrounds, and has some techniques I have not seen in other books. It also has many unique techniques from other books collected in one volume.* **Nomographic Charts**- C. Albert Kulmann, (McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc.) 1951.
*This is an engineer's book of pre-made nomograms to solve specific problems, not a book on nomograph theory. Useful for examples.* **Applied Nomography**3 volumes- J. F. Kuong, (Gulf Publishing Co.) 1965.
*I haven't seen this book.* **Nomography**- Alexander S. Levens, (New York, N.Y: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.) 1948.
*A good solid book. Covers determinants. Also was copyrighted under the title " Alignment Charts" in 1937* **Graphical And Mechanical Computation, Part I - Alignment Charts**- Joseph Lipka, (New York, John Wiley and Sons) 1928. Download it from
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*A good solid book. Be sure you do not get Part II by accident as it has nothing on nomograms.* **Fundamental Formulas of Physics, Vol. 1**- D. Menzel (Ed.), (New York: Dover) 1960.
*Very minimalist and terse. There are only four pages covering nomograms.* **Construction Of Nomographic Charts**- F.T. Mavis, (Scranton: International Textbook Company) 1939.
*Get this book. Covers determinants. Has some hints on creating determinants that I have not seen in any other books.* **Nomographs: What They Are and How to Use Them**- J. Molnar, (Ann Arbor Science Publishers Inc.,Butterworth Publishing Group, Stoneham, Ma.) 1981.
*I haven't seen this book.* **Nomography, Vol.42, International Series Of Monographs On Pure And Applied Mathematics**- Edward Otto, (Oxford/Warszawa, Pergamon Press/PWN) 1963.
Get this book. This is the book to have if you can only have one book.
However, be warned that it is not for beginners, it is quite heavy on the math.
It covers most everything, and has information that isn't in any
of the other books I've seen.
**The Construction of Graphical Charts**- John Bailey Peddle, (McGraw-Hill) 1919. Download it from
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*I haven't seen this book.* **Nomographs for Electronics: Instant Calculations for Designers**- Robert L. Peters, (Boston, Cahner's books) 1972.
*I haven't seen this book.* **Über die Nomographie von m. D'ocagne: Eine Einführung in dieses Gebiet**- Friedrich Schilling, Fr Schilling, Maurice d' Ocagne, 1900. Download it from
Google Books Here.
*I can't read German, either. It appears to be a German translation of Traite' de Nomographie, but I'm not sure.* **Contribution à la théorie et aux applications de la nomographie**- Rodolphe Soreau, 1902.
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*Unfortunately, I cannot read French.* **A Collection Of Tables And Nomograms For The Processing Of Observations Made On Artificial Earth Satellites**- I.D. Zhongolovich and V.M. Amelin, (New York, Pergamon Press) 1961.
*I haven't seen this book.*

NomoGraphics You can commision them to create custom nomograms and custom slide rules for you. Form factors are PDF documents and iPad apps.

Modern Nomograms Sells posters of interesting nomograms. They help teach that the purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.

Dead Reckonings lost art in the Mathematical Sciences. The blog of Ron Doerfler, it often has important details about nomograms. Do not miss the following posts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

PyNomo for the Python programming language. A marvelous software library that will allow a Python programmer to easily create PDF files of your nomograms. For instructions see Creating Nomograms with the PyNomo Software

Society for the Conservation and Advancement of Nomography Barbecue Joe's nomography page.

The Nomography Discussion, second era of graphical computation. An online forum about nomography.

Birds of Prey is a paper and cardboard wargame of air combat. The game makes extensive use of nomograms as game play aids.