Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics; To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, In the year 1761: An Account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus, in the year 1639: and of the Distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761. James Ferguson.
Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics; To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, In the year 1761: An Account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus, in the year 1639: and of the Distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761
Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics; To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, In the year 1761: An Account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus, in the year 1639: and of the Distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761

Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics; To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, In the year 1761: An Account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus, in the year 1639: and of the Distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761

Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1809. Hardcover. "The Second American, from the last London edition; revised, corrected, and improved, by Robert Patterson." Imprint includes: "For sale by C. and A. Conrad & Co. Bradford & Inskeep, Hopkins & Earle, Johnson & Warner, and Kimber, Conrad & Co." iv, [1], 8-29, [4], 32-533, [15] p.: tables; 22 cm. Contemporary full calf; leather spine label with gilt-tooled title: Ferguson's Astronomy. Includes index. Error in pagination: p. 259 misnumbered 295. Early American Imprints, Series 2 (Shaw-Shoemaker), 17505. Bookplate of the Academy of the New Church Library on front fixed endpaper. Also on the front fixed endpaper and at the foot of the title page is a small stamp reading: Charles S. Cole, Jr., Bryn Athyn, Pa. Lacking folded plate found in some copies; otherwise, in Good Condition: spine is sunned; loss at ends of spine; lacking front free endpaper; lacking lower margin of pp. 33-34, with minor loss of text on p. 34; closed tear of 2.5 cm. from lower edge of p. 117; loss along fore-edge of pp. 337-38, without loss of text; occasional ink notations; foxing and small stains throughout. Good. Item #006091

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