A treatise describing the construction, and explaining the use, of new celestial and terrestrial globes. Designed to illustrate, in the most easy and natural manner, the phoenomena of the earth and heavens, and to shew the correspondence of the two spheres. With a great variety of astronomical and geographical problems / by George Adams.
By: Adams, George.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Printed and sold by The author at Tycho Brahe's Head, no.60, in Fleet Street, 1777Edition: The fourth edition, in which a comprehensive view of the solar system is given; and the use of the globes is farther shewn in the explanation of spherical triangles.Description: xxviii, 345, 14 p., 14 leaves of plates (some folded) : ill ; 22 cm.Place: England - LondonSubject(s): Globes -- Early works to 1800 | Astronomical instruments -- 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||459408-2001|
Folded frontispiece (Plate I).
Error in paging: 268 numbered 862.
Issued with "A catalogue of mathematical, philosophical, and optical instruments, made under the inspection and direction of George Adams." 14 p. at end.