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The Newtonian system of the world, the best model of government : an allegorical poem. With a plain and intelligible account of the system of the world, by way of annotations: with copper plates: To which is added, Cambria's complaint against the intercalary day in the leap-year / By J.T. Desaguliers.

Desaguliers, J. T. 1683-1744.
Date
1728
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Publication/Creation

Westminster : Printed by A. Campbell, for J. Roberts ... and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1728.

Physical description

vi, 2 unnumbered pages, 46 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 3 unnumbered folded leaves of plates : illustrations (engravings) ; 24 cm (4to)

Notes

Woodcut headpieces: p. [iii, vii, 1, 35]
"Price 1s.6d"--t.p
Signatures: A-G4
Errata: final page
Author's advertisement: following p. 46.--He advertises courses run at his home, and also informs subscribers that his delayed book 'Course of experimental philosophy' is now underway
"Leap-year: or, Cambria's complaint against the intercalary day": p. [35]-46
Dedication to the Earl of Ilay
Desaguliers was a translator of Newton's 'Principia'
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Sir W. Paton's executors Note: Binding: Modern paper boards. From the library of Sir William Paton X177450

Publications note

Wallis: Newton and Newtoniana (1977) 67
Foxon D234
ESTC t043080
ESTC T43080
Foxon, D234

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