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A short treatise of the general laws of motion and centripetal forces : wherein, by the by, Mr. Gordon's remarks on the Newtonian philosophy are, in a few corollaries and scholies, clearly confuted. / By George Pirrie, M.A..

By: Pirrie, George.
Contributor(s): Adams, William, active 1717-1725 [printer.] | Watkin, E. W. (Edward William), Sir, 1819-1901 [former owner].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Edinburgh, : Printed for the author, by William Adams junior., 1720Description: [i-ii], iii-xiii, [1], 190 p., [3] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 16 cm (12mo).Place: Scotland - Edinburgh.Subject(s): Gordon, George, active 1719-1726. Remarks upon the Newtonian philosophy | Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727. Principia | Mechanics -- Early works to 1800
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Title in double ruled border.

ESTC, T117452

Purchased at auction, 8 March 2016: Bonhams, The Library of the late Hugh Selbourne, M.D., Part Two, lot 456.

Bookplate of 'Sir Edward W Watkin, Rose Hill, Northenden'; Sir Edward William Watkin, 1st Baronet (1819–1901), British Member of Parliament and railway entrepreneur.

Bound in calf on pasteboard with double lined frame. Evidence of hashing to board fore-edge. Page fore-edges mottled red. Title stamped to spine.

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