1793 James Ferguson Physics Mechanics Inventions Astronomy Isaac Newton Clocks

FERGUSON, James

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James Ferguson was a prominent Scottish physicist and astronomer known for his lectures and studies on mechanics, hydraulics, optics, and astronomy. These public lectures on experimental philosophy and physics were repeated throughout various towns in England and eventually transcribed for publishing.

 

This 1793 printing of the lectures of Ferguson includes impressive, folding engravings depicting mechanical inventions, gears, optics, hydraulics, clocks, and globes.

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1793 James Ferguson Physics Mechanics Inventions Astronomy Isaac Newton Clocks

 

James Ferguson was a prominent Scottish physicist and astronomer known for his lectures and studies on mechanics, hydraulics, optics, and astronomy. These public lectures on experimental philosophy and physics were repeated throughout various towns in England and eventually transcribed for publishing.

 

This 1793 printing of the lectures of Ferguson includes impressive, folding engravings depicting mechanical inventions, gears, optics, hydraulics, clocks, and globes.

 

Item number: #13682

Price: $550

 

FERGUSON, James

 

Lectures on select subjects: in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and optics

 

London : Printed for T. Longman, B. Law and Son, G.C.J. and J. Robinson, T. Cadell, W. Fox [and 6 others in London], 1793. Eighth edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 parts in 1
    • Lectures
      • [14], 396, [6]
      • 23 folding plates
    • Supplement
      • [3], 4-48
      • 13 folding plates
    • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – John Weyland
      • John Weyland (1774–1854) was an English writer on the “poor laws” and a Member of Parliament.
      • Weyland founded the British Review and London Critical Journal with William Roberts in 1811, as a quarterly that appeared to 1825.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

 

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13682

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

FERGUSON, James

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete