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Creator:
Wright, Thomas, 1711-1786.
Title:
The use of the globes, or, The general doctrine of the sphere : explaining and demonstrating the most natural propositions relating to astronomy, geography and dialing : to which is added A synopsis of the doctrine of eclipses ... / by Thomas Wright
Alternate Title(s):
Use of the globes
General doctrine of the sphere
Published/Created:
London : Printed for John Senex, over-against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, MDCCXL [1740]
Physical Description:
iv, 162, [2] p., [30] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G3160 W77 1740
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 2018 542: Advertisement of p. [2] at end. From the library of Stephen F. Gates.
BEIR G3160 W75 (LC): Ownership inscription of John Williams Streeter, Stonington, August 1946. Unidentified bookplate.
BEIR WA 19201: 19 cm. Imperfect: Pages 161-162 and [1-2] at end wanting; all plates except that following page 40 wanting.
BACRB G3160 W77 1740: "Catalogue of globes, maps, &c. made by the late John Senex": 8 p. at end.
Signatures: A² B-L⁸ M².
Errata: [1] p. at end.
English short title catalogue, T109383
Lalande, J. J. Le F. de. Bibliographie astronomique, page 413
Gates, S.F. Catalog of a collection of globes and books on the use of globes, spanning the years 1600-1900, page 60
Subject Terms:
Eclipses -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1740.
Gates, Stephen F. -- Ownership.
Globes -- Early works to 1800.
Streeter, John Williams, 1908-1988 -- Autograph.
Contributors:
Senex, John, -1740, bookseller.
Gates Collection of Globes and Books about Globes.
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