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Astronomy, in five books

Long, Roger, 1680-1770.
1742-1764 [i.e. 1784]

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Cambridge [England] : Printed for the author, 1742-1764 [i.e. 1784]

Physical description

2 volumes (xvi, 356 pages, [8]; iv, [357]-728 pages, [14] pages, 97, that is, 99 pagesleaves of plates (some folded)) : illustrations, maps ; (4to)


Signatures: v. 1. a-b4, A-Xx*4 Yy2, *4; v. 2. *2, Zz4, 3A-4D*4 4E*2 4F-4M*4 (±) 4N-4O*4 (-4O4) 4P-5B4

"A list of ... the subscribers names ... ": v. 1, p. xiii-xvi and v. 2, p. iv

Colophon: Cambridge : Finished by J. Archdeacon ... , 1784

The ill. are engraved by J. Mynde, William Stephens and James Ferguson; engraved headpieces by Gerard Van der Gucht, including medallion portraits of Cassini and Newton

Books 4-5 were edited and completed by Richard Dunthorne and William Wales after the author's death. Cf. "Advertisement", p. [729].

Publications note

ESTC T119944


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