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A treatise on the nature and property of fire. In three essays. I. Shewing the cause of vitality, and muscular motion.... II. On electricity. III. Shewing the mechanical cause of magnetism; and why the compass varies in the manner it does / by John Freke.

Freke, John, 1688-1756.
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1752
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Publication/Creation

London : Printed for W. Innys and J. Richardson, 1752.

Physical description

viii, 196 pages ; 21 cm (8vo)

Notes

Pp. [70-76] numbered in roman lxx-lxxiv [i.e. lxxvi]
Innys's catalogue (12 leaves) bound in at end
Separate t.ps. to essays II and III, each dated 1752. Essay II, An essay to shew the cause of electricity, is described as the third edition, and W. Innys only is named in imprint. It is not identified as pt.ii of A treatise on fire whereas the t.p. to Essay III reads "A treatise on fire.... The third part"
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Charing X Note: Presentation inscription of Benjamin Golding to the Royal West London Infirmary [i.e. Charing Cross] at its establishment, 1818 R348159

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ESTC/BL t078174
ESTC T78174

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