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Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ... - Page 6
by James Ferguson - 1809 - 533 pages
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English Literature & Printing from the 15th to the 18th Century, Volume 1

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...
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Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, Volume 3

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...
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Women in Science: Antiquity Through the Nineteenth Century : a Biographical ...

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...
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Tom Paine: A Political Life

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...
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The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-century Philosophers

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...
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Interstellar Matters: Essays on Curiosity and Astronomical Discovery

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...
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A Tale of New England: The Diaries of Hiram Harwood, Vermont Farmer, 1810-1837

Robert E. Shalhope, Robert E.. Shalhope, Hiram Harwood, Benjamin Harwood - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 352 pages
...Termination of the Roman Republic. 3 vols. Philadelphia: William Poyntell & Co., 1805. Ferguson, James. Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to Those Who Have Not Studied Mathematics. Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1 806. i Fielding, Henry. The History of...
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The Pursuit of Glory: Europe, 1648-1815

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),...
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Jefferson's Fine Arts Library: His Selections for the University of Virginia ...

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...
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Bookseller's catalogues

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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