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The Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society], from the year 1719 to the year 1733 abridged , and disposed under General Heads. Volume VI Part I, containing the Mathematical Papers Eames & Martin

Eames & Martyn
London, printed for J. Brotherton and others, 1734

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Description

London, printed for J. Brotherton and others, 1734

small 4to [24x19cm]. ppxx 472. 32 fine engraved plates, all folding

the full list of chapter headings are: Arithmetic, algebra, fluxions, geometry; Optics; Astronomy; Surveying; Mechanics; Hydrostatics, Hydraulics; Geography, Navigation; Architecture, Shipbuilding; Painting (the last two chapters very short)

a very clean crisp copy in a contemporary full calf binding; the joints cracking, but holding; lacking leather lettering piece from spine.

includes the papers on navigation, with several on the finding of longitude at sea