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James Ferguson and the double windmills [article] / John S. Reid.

by Reid, John S.

Source: Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society. - No.77 (June), p.22-23.Material type: article Article; Format: print Publisher: 2003Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 681.2:93 BULLETIN] (1).

By 'the light of his own mind' [article] : the story of James Ferguson, astronomer / by Patricia Rothman.

by Rothman, Patricia.

Source: Notes and records of the Royal Society. - Vol.54, no.1 (Jan.), p.33-45.Material type: article Article; Format: print Publisher: 2000Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 5:93 NOTES] (1).

Spreading the word [article] : had astronomy now been existence 250 years ago, James Ferguson would have been a regular contributor / Simon Craig.

by Craig, Simon.

Source: Astronomy now. - Vol.14, no.9 (Sept.), p.72-74.Material type: article Article; Format: print Publisher: 2000Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 52 ASTRONOMY] (1).

Wheelwright of the heavens : the life and work of James Ferguson, FRS / John R. Millburn in collaboration with Henry C. King.

by Millburn, John R | King, Henry C.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Vade-Mecum Press, 1988Availability: Items available for loan: Science Museum London [Call number: 92 FER MILLBURN] (1).

Life of James Ferguson, F.R.S., in a brief autobiographical account, and further extended memoir : with numerous notes and illustrative engravings / by Ebenezer Henderson.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879.

Edition: 2nd ed.Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: Edinburgh : A. Fullarton, 1870Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 92 FER FERGUSON] (1).

Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, optics, and astronomy, by James Ferguson.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Partington, Charles Frederick, -1857?.

Edition: A new and improved ed., adapted to the present state of science, by C.F. Partington.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London, Published by Sherwood and Co. Paternoster Row, 1825Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 53 FERGUSON] (1).

Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, optics, and astronomy. With the use of the globes, the art of dialing, and the calculation of the mean times of new and full moons and eclipses / by James Ferguson.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Partington, Charles Frederick, -1857?.

Edition: A new and improved ed., adapted to the present state of science, by C.F. Partington.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Published by Sherwood and Co. Paternoster Row, 1825Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 530 FERGUSON] (1).

Ferguson's astronomy, explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles. Vol. 1 / with notes and supplementary chapters by David Brewster.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Brewster, David, 1781-1868.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for John Ballantyne and Co., Oliphant and Balfour, and Brown and Crombie, Edinburgh; and John Murray, and Robert Scholey, London, 1811Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 520 FERGUSON] (1).

Ferguson's astronomy, explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles. Vol. 2 / with notes and supplementary chapters by David Brewster.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Brewster, David, 1781-1868.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for John Ballantyne and Co., Oliphant and Balfour, and Brown and Crombie, Edinburgh; and John Murray, and Robert Scholey, London, 1811Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 520 FERGUSON] (1).

The young gentleman and lady's astronomy : familiary explained in ten dialogues between Neander and Eudosia : to which is added, the description and use of the globes and armillary sphere / by James Ferguson ; illustrated with copper-plates.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.

Edition: 8th ed.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Juvenile; Publisher: Dublin : Printed for Gilbert and Hodges, 1808Other title: Ferguson's astronomy..Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 520 FERGUSON] (1).

Guthrie's geographical grammar in miniature : containing the present state of the several kingdoms of the world ... / the astronmical part by James Ferguson ... ; to which have been added the late discoveries of Dr. Herschell ... ; illustrated with a correct set of maps.

by Guthrie, William, 1708-1770 | Knox, John, 1720-1790 [bookseller.] | Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Herschel, William, 1738-1822 | Buchanan, David, fl. 1776-1800 [printer.] | Lizars, Daniel, 1760-1812 [engraver.].

Edition: The second edition.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Montrose [Scotland] : Printed by D. Buchanan for the booksellers in London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, 1808Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 980 GUTHRIE] (1).

Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and optics : with the use of the globes, the art of dialing, and the calculation of the mean times of new and full moons and eclipses / by James Ferguson.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.

Edition: 10th ed.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : printed for W. Strahan, J. and F. Rivington [and 8 others], 1803Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 53 FERGUSON] (1).

The art of drawing in perspective made easy to those who have no previous knowledge of the mathematics.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.

Edition: A new ed.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Edinburgh : Denham, 1803Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 7 FERGUSON] (1).

Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and optics. With the use of the globes, the art of dialing, and the calculation of the mean times of new and full moons and eclipses.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.

Edition: 9th ed.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed for J. Johnson ..., 1799Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. FER FERGUSON] (1).

Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and optics : with the use of the globes, the art of dialing, and the calculation of the mean times of new and full moons and eclipses / by James Ferguson.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.

Edition: The eighth ed.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed for T. Longman [and ten others], 1793Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. FER FERGUSON] (1).

Select mechanical exercises : shewing how to construct different clocks, orreries, and sun-dials ... to which is prefixed a short account of the life of the author / by James Ferguson.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.

Edition: The third edition.Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell..., 1790Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. FER FERGUSON] (1).

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 | Horrocks, Jeremiah, 1617?-1641.

Edition: The eighth edition.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : J.F. and C. Rivington ..., 1790Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. FER FERGUSON] (1).

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 | Horrocks, Jeremiah, 1617?-1641 | Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.

Edition: The seventh edition.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed for W. Strahan, J. Rivington and Sons, T. Longman [and 10 others], 1785Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. FER FERGUSON] (2).

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.

Edition: The sixth edition, corrected.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: 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, 1778Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. FER FERGUSON] (1).

Select mechanical exercises : shewing how to construct different clocks, orreries, and sun-dials, on plain and easy principles -- / illustrated with copper-plates ; to which is prefixed, a short account of the life of the author.

by Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Grant, G. Gregor, active 1897? [former owner].

Edition: 2nd ed.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography Publisher: London : For W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, 1778Other title: Ferguson's mechanics.Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. FER FERGUSON] (1).