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CLARE, Martin (d. 1751)
The motion of fluids, natural and artificial; in particular that of the air and water: in a familiar manner proposed and proved by evident and conclusive experiments, to which are added many useful remarks. ... With plain draughts of such experiments and machines, which, by description only, might not readily be comprehended. By M. Clare, ... The second edition, corrected and improved.
London: printed for Edward Symon, 1737.
[16], 369, [23] p., IX pl. ; 20.3 cm. (8°)

First published in 1735. With a dedication to Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, with engraved armorial head-piece. Includes a 'Glossary; Or, A Short Explanation of such uncommon Words as could not without Affectation be omitted in the Treatise', [6] pp. following the main text. ESTC t86281; Alston III.508.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front paste-down J. Waller, and on front free-endpaper John Soane / 1801.

Binding C18th Cambridge-style panelled calf with central lozenge.

Reference Number 1942


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