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Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics : to which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, in the year 1761 : an account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the year 1639 : and, of the distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761 / by James Ferguson ...

By: Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Printed for W. Strahan, J. Rivington and Sons, J. Hinton, T. Longman, T. Lowndes, S. Crowder, B. Law, G. Robinson, T. Becket, J. Murray, and T. Cadell in the Strand, 1778Edition: The sixth edition, corrected.Description: [8], 501, [15] p., [1], XVII folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. (8vo).Place: England - LondonSubject(s): Astronomy -- Early works to 1800
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O.B. FER FERGUSON (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 459956-2001

P. 75 is unnumbered, p 291 is wrongly numbered 391.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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