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LECTURES ON SELECT SUBJECTS IN MECHANICS, HYDROSTATICS, HYDRAULICS, PNEUMATICS, AND OPTICS, THE USE OF GLOBES, THE ART OF DIALING AND THE CALCULATION OF THE MEAN TIMES OF NEW AND FULL MOONS AND ECLIPSES WITH THE SUPPLEMENT A New Edition
W. Strahan, Et Al, London 1773 - Astronomy; Mechanics; Pneumatics; Hydorstatics; Clocks; Time; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Bound in full contemporary leather. This copy was sold by Christies in 1986. Red morrocco spine label. Numerous illustrated foldouts of scientific phenomena such as eyes, air pumps, globes, cranes, sun dials and so forth in uniformly fine condition. A few minor scrapes to leather boards, leather has cracked externally over hinges. Hinges, spine and textblock are solid. Book is sound and tight and clean throughout with no owner's name, etc. An accomplished mechanical engineer with a good knowledge of his subjects. First section is 252pp + index with 23 fold-out plates as noted in summary. Second is Supplement of 40 pages and 13 fold outs. The supplement was not published with an index. All plates are present. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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