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Globes
A COLLECTION OF 5 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Harris, John (1667?-1719). The description and uses of the celestial and terrestrial globes; and of Collins's pocket quadrant. London: E. Midwinter for D. Midwinter and T. Leigh, 1703, 8vo, engraved frontispiece repeated as a plate, contemporary calf, (bought from Pickering and Chatto, London, 1988), [T&W H20; ESTC T146887]
ii. Harris, John (1667?-1719). The description and use of the globes, and the orrery. To which is prefixed, by way of introduction, a brief account of the solar system... Second edition. London: Thomas Wright and Richard Cushee, 1732, 8vo, 7 folding engraved plates, contemporary calf, modern folding cloth box, (bought from George Walford, London, 1983), [T&W H23; ESTC T111230]
iii. Dunn, Samuel (died 1794). The description and use, of the universal planispheres; or, terrestrial and celestial globes in plano. London: Printed and published for the author & W. Owen, 1759, 8vo, contemporary boards, numerous early annotations by a Jacobite, (inscription "CPLockhart"(?) at foot of recommendations leaf, bought from Chaucer Head, Presteigne, 1996), [T&W D72; ESTC T60820]
iv. Ferguson, James (1710-1776). Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, 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. London: A. Millar, 1760, 8vo, 23 engraved plates, contemporary calf, (bought from David Bickersteth, Royston, 1991), [T&W F39; ESTC T53455], rebacked
v. Adams, George (1709-1772). A Treatise Describing and Explaining the Construction and Use of New Celestial and Terrestrial Globes. London: the author, 1766, 8vo, 3 engraved plates, contemporary calf, (bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 2003), [T&W A7; ESTC T70774, T19890]
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FIRST EDITION of Adams’s Treatise, featuring a dedication to King George III by Samuel Johnson (J.D. Fleeman, Bibliography of the works of Samuel Johnson, Oxford 2000, II, pp.1146-1147 66.6AG/1). Adams had been appointed in 1760 Mathematical Instrument Maker to George III and in 1769 he supplied the instruments for Cook's voyage. Appended is a priced catalogue of the mathematical instruments for sale in his shop (signed * and treated by ESTC as a separate bibliographical entity); see J.R. Millburn, Adams of Fleet Street, Instrument makers to King George III (Aldershot 2000), Appendix I (catalogue transcribed).

厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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