Philosophia Britannica : or, a new and comprehensive system of the Newtonian philosophy, atronomy [sic], and geographys [sic], 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 embellished with eighty-one copper-plates. By B. Martin

Main Author: Martin, Benjamin
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for M. Cooper in Pater-Noster-Row, J. Newbery in St. Pauls' Church-Yard, S. Crowder and Co. on London-Bridge, B. Collins at Salisbury, and J. Leake, and W. Frederick at Bath; and sold by the author at his house in Fleet-Street 1759, MDCCLIX. [1759]
Edition:The second edition. In three volumes
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N12262. - In Vol. 3 the leaf containing p.383-4 is found in both uncancelled and cancelled states; in the former, line 5 begins: By Experiments; in the latter, line 5 begins: Therefore. - Printing errors on Vol. 1 titlepage corrected on Vol. 2-3 titlepages to "astronomy" and "geography. - Reproduction of original from Harvard University Houghton Library. - Roscoe, A326 (3)
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (3v.,plates) maps 8°