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Wilkins, John (1614-1672)
MATHEMATICALL MAGICK. OR, THE WONDERS THAT MAY BE PERFORMED BY MECHANICALL GEOMETRY. IN TWO BOOKS. CONCERNING MECHANICALL POWERS MOTIONS. BEING ONE OF THE MOST EASIE, PLEASANT, USEFULL, (AND YET MOST NEGLECTED) PART OF MATHEMATICKS. NOT BEFORE TREATED OF IN THIS LANGUAGE. LONDON: PRINTED BY M[ILES] F[LESHER] FOR SA[MUEL] GELLIBRAND, 1648
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Wilkins, John (1614-1672)
MATHEMATICALL MAGICK. OR, THE WONDERS THAT MAY BE PERFORMED BY MECHANICALL GEOMETRY. IN TWO BOOKS. CONCERNING MECHANICALL POWERS MOTIONS. BEING ONE OF THE MOST EASIE, PLEASANT, USEFULL, (AND YET MOST NEGLECTED) PART OF MATHEMATICKS. NOT BEFORE TREATED OF IN THIS LANGUAGE. LONDON: PRINTED BY M[ILES] F[LESHER] FOR SA[MUEL] GELLIBRAND, 1648
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Wilkins, John (1614-1672)
MATHEMATICALL MAGICK. OR, THE WONDERS THAT MAY BE PERFORMED BY MECHANICALL GEOMETRY. IN TWO BOOKS. CONCERNING MECHANICALL POWERS MOTIONS. BEING ONE OF THE MOST EASIE, PLEASANT, USEFULL, (AND YET MOST NEGLECTED) PART OF MATHEMATICKS. NOT BEFORE TREATED OF IN THIS LANGUAGE. LONDON: PRINTED BY M[ILES] F[LESHER] FOR SA[MUEL] GELLIBRAND, 1648
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (164 x 100mm.), title and text within ruled borders, engraved and woodcut illustrations, a few early annotations, recent half calf over marbled boards, some soiling
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來源

Thomas Jeynson, Tobias Powell, ownership inscriptions on title; J. Crossley, ownership inscription on flyleaf, dated 1791; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1980

出版

Tomash & Williams W74; ESTC R6164; Wing W2198

相關資料

Wilkins’s book is more about mechanics than mathematics, and discusses, among other things, flying machines, carts with sails, automata and perpetual motion machines. The author was Bishop of Chester, and a founder member of the Royal Society.

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