1728 Whiston Lectures on Isaac NEWTON Astronomy Cosmology Science Illustrated

WHISTON, William

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William Whiston was an important English historian who is remembered for his studies in mathematics, his theological commentaries and translations, and his theories on astronomy and Newtonian sciences. In the early part of the 18th-century, Whiston gave a series of lectures on astronomy, each of which were subsequently published. In these lectures, Whiston describes his studies on longitude, navigational techniques, behavior of stars and celestial bodies, round-earth theories, lunar and solar eclipses, and laws of physics.

 

These astronomical lessons were rooted in the ideas established by Isaac Newton, whom Whiston followed near religiously. A rare 1728 second edition of Whiston’s lectures on Newtonian astronomy.

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1728 Whiston Lectures on Isaac NEWTON Astronomy Cosmology Science Illustrated

 

William Whiston was an important English historian who is remembered for his studies in mathematics, his theological commentaries and translations, and his theories on astronomy and Newtonian sciences. In the early part of the 18th-century, Whiston gave a series of lectures on astronomy, each of which were subsequently published. In these lectures, Whiston describes his studies on longitude, navigational techniques, behavior of stars and celestial bodies, round-earth theories, lunar and solar eclipses, and laws of physics.

 

These astronomical lessons were rooted in the ideas established by Isaac Newton, whom Whiston followed near religiously. A rare 1728 second edition of Whiston’s lectures on Newtonian astronomy.

 

Item number: #9839

Price: $795

 

WHISTON, William

 

Astronomical Lectures, read in the publick schools at Cambridge. By William Whiston… Whereunto is added a collection of astronomical tables; …For the use of young students in the University.

 

London: Printed for J. Senex, W. and J. Innys, J. Osborne and T. Longman, 1728.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [2], 368, [134]
    • Numerous in-text illustrations throughout
  • References: ESTC T 153187
  • Provenance: Stamp – John R. Lonsdale
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Visible repair at inner hinges
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

WHISTON, William

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete