Scientific tracts and lectures, early 18th century, on natural philosophy, mechanics, magnets, hydrostatics, etc., with diagrams.
Scope and Contents
In contemporary calf binding, title on spine somewhat lost, 'Lectures o[n] experim[ental] philoso[phy]'. [p.1] Treatise on natural philosophy. Mechanicks. Of the leaver. Of the axis in peritrochio. Of the wedge. Of descending bodies. Of the magnet. Mr. Boyle's observations upon the magnet. [p.97] Hydrostatics. [p.123] Hydrostatics. [p.163] Usefulness of trials of hydrostatic balances [in another hand]. 3 lectures. [p.183] Of barometers,thermometers, and hydrometers. [p.196] Experiments of the air pump [in first hand]. [p.199] Sr. Isaac Newton's colours.
- 1700-1749 (Early 18th century)
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Purchased at Sotheby's sale, 16 DEC 1996, lot 60.
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