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MARTIN, Benjamin (1704 or 5--1782)
A course of lectures in natural and experimental philosophy, geography and astronomy: in which the properties, affections and phænomena of natural bodies, hitherto discover'd, are exhibited and explain'd on the principles of the Newtonian philosophy, under the following head viz. Physics; ... Mechanics; ... Hydrostatics; ... Hydraulics; ... Pneumatics; ... Phonics; ... Light and colours ... Optics; ... Astronomy; ... Geography; ... The whole confirmed by experiments, and illustrated with copper-plates. To which is added, an appendix, explaining all the characters, phrases, and difficult words, which occur in these lectures, and other treatises of this kind. By Benjamin Martin.
Reading printed and sold by J. Newbery and C. Micklewright: also by Mess. Ware, Birt, Astley, Austen, Robinson, Dodsley and Needham, booksellers in London; Mr. Fletcher in Oxford; Mr. Thurlbourn in Cambridge; Mess Ward and Chandler, at York and Scarborough; Mr. Collins in Salisbury; Mr. Frederick at Bath; Mr. Craighton in Ipswich; and Mr. Wimpey in Newbury, 1743.
[12], 126, [6] p., VIII fold. pl. ; 25.4 cm. (4º)

With a half-title leaf bearing advertisements on the verso and an index. ESTC t10165.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-title and advertisement leaf. Some marginal annotations in ink (not in Soane's hand), cropped at the fore-edge. Inscribed in ink at head of title-page N44.

Binding C18th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-tooled spine with flower ornaments.

Reference Number 514


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