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EMERSON, William (1701--1782)
Tracts: containing I. Mechanics, or the doctrine of motion. II. The projection of the sphere. III. The laws of centripetal and centrifugal force. By William Emerson. A new edition. To which is prefixed, some account of the life and writings of the author, by the Rev. W. Bowe, ...
London: printed for F. Wingrave, successor to Mr. Nourse, 1793.
[2], xxii, [5], 8--302, [2] p., IX, XII, VI fold. pl. (i.e. 27 pl.) ; 21.0 cm. (8º)

Part I first published in 1754 with title The principles of mechanics; part II in 1749; part III in 1769. Each part has a divisional title-page. William Bowe's account of the life of the author was also issued separately with a cancel title-page. The final [2] pp. are publisher's advertisements. ESTC t77186.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 5s. on 9 June 1804. (Priv. Corr. E.1.4).

Binding Early C19th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule spine, red morocco spine label.

Reference Number 2197


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