Nicholas Saunderson: Lectures
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A series of lectures on the tides and other scientific subjects delivered by Professor Saunderson, 125 folios. On fo. iv is an extract relating to Horace Walpole and Saunderson. The versos are mostly blank, but have occasional diagrams. (Fo. iv) 'T. Aynscough, Coll. Joh. Cant., 1737'; (fo. 1) 'Lectures on the Tides'; (fo. 9) 'Of the Ascent and Suspension of Liquors in Capillary Tubes'; (fo. 19) 'Of the Ascent and Suspension of Mercury in the Barometer'; (fo. 24) 'Of the Prolate Sphaeroidical Figure of the Earth'; (fo. 27) 'Of Thunder and Lightning'; (fo. 34) 'Concerning Winds'; (fo. 39) 'Of the Circulation of the Sap'; (fo. 43) 'Of the Rainbow'; (fo. 46) 'Of Heat and Cold'; (fo. 50) 'The Doctrine of Sounds'; (fo. 60) 'Technical Chronology'; (fo. 69) 'Astronomy'; (fo. 116) 'Of the Horizontal Moon'.
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