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Philosophia Britannica, or, A new and comprehensive system of the Newtonian philosophy, astronomy and geography : in a course of twelve lectures, with notes, containing the physical, mechanical, geometrical and experimental proofs and illustrations of all the principal propositions in every branch of natural science : also a particular account of the invention, structure, improvement and uses of all the considerable instruments, engines, and machines, with new calculations relating to their nature, power, and operation : the whole collected and methodized from all the principal authors, and public memoirs to the present year, and embellish'd with seventy-five copper-plates / by B. Martin.

Author/Creator:
Martin, Benjamin, 1704-1782.
Publication:
Reading : Printed by C. Micklewright and Co. for the author, and for M. Cooper ... London, R. Raikes at Gloucester, B. Collins at Salisbury, and J. Leake and W. Frederick at Bath, 1747.
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. : ill. (some folded) ; 21 cm. (8vo)
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Other Title:
New and comprehensive system of the Newtonian philosophy, astronomy and geography
Subjects:
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
Science -- Early works to 1800.
Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
Titlepages in red and black.
Includes index.
Local notes:
In Smith copy 1 plates bound in a v.3. Smith copy 2 imperfect: have v.2 only.
Penn Provenance:
McDowell, John, 1756-1820 (autograph) (copy 2) (Founders)
Gleaves, Edwin (autograph, 1801) (Smith copy 1)
Powel, Samuel (bookplate) (Smith copy 1)
Penn Chronology:
1747
Cited in:
ESTC T25344
Contributor:
Founders Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
4767340