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WHISTON, William
Astronomical lectures, read in the publick schools at Cambridge.: By William Whiston... Whereunto is added a collection of astronomical tables; ... For the use of young students in the University.
London: for J. Senex, W. and J. Innys, J. Osborne and T. Longman, 1728. 1728 Whiston Lectures on Isaac NEWTON Astronomy Cosmology Science IllustratedWilliam Whiston was an important English historian who is remembered for his studies in mathematics, his theological commentaries and translations, and his theories on astronomy and Newtonian sciences. In the early part of the 18th-century, Whiston gave a series of lectures on astronomy, each of which were subsequently published. In these lectures, Whiston describes his studies on longitude, navigational techniques, behavior of stars and celestial bodies, round-earth theories, lunar and solar eclipses, and laws of physics.Many of these astronomical lessons were rooted in the ideas established by Isaac Newton, whom Whiston followed near religiously. A rare 1728 second edition of Whiston's lectures on Newtonian astronomy.Item number: #9951Price: $950 WHISTON, WilliamAstronomical lectures, read in the publick schools at Cambridge.: By William Whiston... Whereunto is added a collection of astronomical tables; ... For the use of young students in the University.London: Printed for J. Senex, W. and J. Innys, J. Osborne and T. Longman, 1728.Details: · Collation: Complete with all pageso [2], 368, 134, [2]o Numerous illustrated figures throughout· References: ESTC T 153187· Language: English· Binding: Leather; tight & secure· Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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