| Maggs Bros - Antiquarian booksellers - 1926 - 942 pages
...Richard Cotes, 1650. £] IDS ASTROLOGY, ASTRONOMY, ALCHEMY, Etc.— continued. 60 FERGUSON (James). **ASTRONOMY EXPLAINED UPON SIR ISAAC NEWTON'S PRINCIPLES, and made easy to those who** have 'not Studied Mathematics. With 13 engraved folding plates, illustrating astronomical instruments... | |
| John Rylands Library - Libraries - 1917 - 556 pages
...Bibliotheca Graeca, sive notitia scriptorum veterum. Hamburgi, 1705-24. 12 rols. 4to. FERGUSON (James) **Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, and made easy to those who** have not studied mathematics. The eleventh edition. London, 1803. 8vo. FLORUS (Lucius Annaeus) Epitome... | |
| Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie - Science - 1986 - 282 pages
...sell a multitude of scientific products that the author was vending. Dialogue form. Earlier book was **Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles and Made Easy to Those Who** Have Not Studied Mathematics. London: printed for and sold by the author, 1756. Edwards, Samuel. The... | |
| John Keane - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 670 pages
...him a venerable look, and made him to appear older than he really was."21 Paine had probably read his **Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who** have not studied Mathematics, published the previous year to considerable acclaim. He liked Ferguson's... | |
| Carl Lotus Becker - Philosophy - 2003 - 200 pages
...by Six Copper-Plates (1751), of which there appeared in due time five editions; or James Ferguson's **Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to Those who** have not Studied Mathematics (1756), which ran to seven editions; or Voltaire's Elements de la philosophic... | |
| Gerrit L. Verschuur - Science - 2003 - 332 pages
...thirty-five years old (1773), a book written by the amateur astronomer James Ferguson which bore the title **Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, and made easy to those who** have not studied mathematics.-* It appears that the fear of mathematics kept potential students away... | |
| T. C. W. Blanning - History - 2007 - 764 pages
...great discoveries comprehensible to lesser mortals and to point out the implications. James Ferguson's **Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to Those who** have not studied Mathematics (1756) went through seven editions. In New Dialogues of the Dead (1683-4),... | |
| William Bainter O'Neal - Reference - 1976 - 436 pages
...the first elementary writers on natural philosophy. He published many books, among them the titles **Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to Those Who** Have Not Studied Mathematics; An Easy Introduction to Astronomy, for Young Gentlemen and Ladies; Tables... | |
| William Strong (bookseller.) - 1828 - 378 pages
...attributed to Shakspeare, plates, 8vo. boards, 6s (published a( 10* 6d) 181 1 3947 Ferguson's (James) **Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who** have not studied the Mathematics, by Dr. A. Mackay, plates, 8vo. 4s 6d 1809 3948 FIELDING'S (HENRY)... | |
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