Anderson, The genuine use and effects of the gunne, 1674, bound with 2 others by the same author, contemporary calf
Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP
Three works by Anderson in one volume, comprising:
i. The genuine use and effects of the gunne... With tables of projection, &c. exactly calculated and their use exemplified, by Thomas Streete. London: J. Darby for William Berry and Robert Morden, 1674, one engraved plate, hole in 2nd B3 with loss of a few numbers, title slightly soiled
ii. To hit a mark, as well upon ascents and descents, as upon the plain of the horizon: experimentally and mathematically demonstrated. London: printed for Robert Morden, 1690, woodcuts
iii. To cut the rigging: and proposals for the improvement of great artillery. London: Robert Morden, 1691, soiled and slightly frayed
3 works in one volume, FIRST (AND ONLY) EDITIONS, 4to (212 x 160mm.), contemporary panelled calf, slightly worn and repaired
Anderson carried out experiments in ballistics using cannon at Blackheath and on Wimbledon Common, whose results he recorded in these works.
ESTC R5402, R113 & R37040
J.H. Hogarth, bookplate; Thomas Francis Fremantle, bookplate
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