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.
Contributor(s): Horrocks, Jeremiah, 1617?-1641 | Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Printed for W. Strahan, J. Rivington and Sons, T. Longman [and 10 others], 1785Edition: The seventh edition.Description: , 501,  pages, 17 folded leaves of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 23 centimetres.Place: England - LondonSubject(s): Astronomy -- Early works to 1800
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|Book (Not for loan)||Science Museum Wroughton Library Store: Rare Books||Rare Books Collection||O.B. FER FERGUSON (Browse shelf)||1||Not For Loan||30209019367147|
|Book (Not for loan)||Science Museum Wroughton Library Store: Rare Books||Rare Books Collection||O.B. FER FERGUSON (Browse shelf)||2||Not For Loan||2000000022|
Copy 1: bookstamp of Science & Art Department, Educational Library
Copy Two bears the ownership inscription reading 'Gray's book, 1920' to title page; unidentified.
Item 30209019367147 formerly on display in the Science Museum Art of Innovation gallery: S; G44; Section 2; SC; 2.1
Copy Two bears a handwritten accession inscription reading 'Transferred 31/08/16'.