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A compendious system of natural philosophy. With notes containing the mathematical demonstrations, and some occasional remarks. Part III. continued. Containing Catoptrics, and the Doctrine of Light and Colours. To this are added Dissertations on the following Subjects, Viz. Of the Cause of the Reflection of Light. Of Microscopes and Telescopes. And Of the Phaenomenon of the Rainbow. By J. Rowning, M. A. Rector of Anderby in Lincolnshire, and late Fellow of Magdalen College in Cambridge.

  • Rowning, J. (John), 1701?-1771.
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Compendious system of natural philosophy. Part 3 continued


London : printed for Sam. Harding, Bookseller, on the Pavement in St. Martin's Lane, 1743.

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[4],97-212p.,plates ; 80.


Second edition.

References note

ESTC T81170

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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