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The works of John Whitehurst, F.R.S. [microform] : with memoirs of his life and writings.

Author/Creator:
Whitehurst, John, 1713-1788.
Publication:
London : Printed for W. Bent, 1792.
Format/Description:
Microformat
[ca. 448] p., [11] leaves of plates (8 folded) : ill., port. ; 27 cm.
Subjects:
Science -- Early works to 1800.
Earth -- Early works to 1800. -- cn
Creation -- Early works to 1800.
Standards of length -- Early works to 1800.
Contents:
Memoirs of the life and writings of the author
An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth
An attempt toward obtaining invariable measures of length, capacity, and weight, from the mensuration of time, independent of the mechanical operations requisite to ascertain the center of oscillation, or the true length of pendulums
Appendix to Mr. Whitehurst's Attempt toward obtaining an invariable measure / by the editor
Three papers, on different subjects, from the Philosophical transactions: I. Thermometrical observations at Derby. II. An account of a machine for raising water, at Oulton in Cheshire. III. Experiments on ignited substances.
Notes:
Edited by Charles Hutton.
Paging irregular.
Includes bibliographical references.
Micro-opaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1970. 5 cards ; 23 x 15 cm. (Landmarks of science)
Contributor:
Hutton, Charles, 1737-1823.
OCLC:
8385794
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