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The description and use of both the globes, the armillary sphere, and orrery, exemplified in a large variety of problems in astronomy, geography, dialling, &c. Carefully selected from the late Messrs. Martin, Ferguson, and other Eminent Men, that have wrote on those Subjects. Also, a New Construction of the Hour Circle on the Globes, and Semi-Circle of Illumination or Solar Horizon, and other Improvements on the Globes and Orrery. To which is added, a Short Account of the Solar System, By G. Wright. The whole illustrated by a variety of copper plate figures.

  • Wright, Gabriel.
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London : printed for and sold by (entered at Stationer's Hall.), [1783?]

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viii,108p.,plates ; 8⁰.


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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.

References note

ESTC T32335


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