Astronomical and geographical essays : containing I. A full and comprehensive view, on a new plan, of the general principles of astronomy. II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes ... III. The description and use of the armillary sphere, planetarium, tellurian, and lunarium. IV. An introduction to practical astronomy ; or, the use of the quadrant and equatorial / by George Adams.
By: Adams, George.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Printed by R. Hindmarsh ..., 1795Edition: Third edition.Description: xx, 564 p. ; 23 cm (8vo).Place: England - London.Subject(s): Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Globes -- Early works to 1800
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|Book (Not for loan)||Science Museum Wroughton Library Store: Rare Books||O.B. ADA ADAMS (Browse shelf)||Not For Loan||30209019380887|
Signatures: [a]¹⁰, B-Z⁸, Aa-Nn⁸, Oo².
Bound with: A catalogue of optical, mathematical and philosophical instruments made and sold by W. and S. Jones.
Signature of 'Mr W Bagge' to verso of title page; unidentified.
Bound in calf with acide effect to cover; some gilt hashing to board fore-edges. Page fore-edges mottled red. Largely contemporary with repaired and gilted spine.
Red Science Museum Library stamp to title page, dated 12/05/1947.