The description and use of a new portable orrery on a most simple construction, representing in two parts-the motions, and phænomena of the planetary system; But more particularly the Motions of the Earth and Moon, round the Sun, from whence the Nature and Causes of the vicissitudes of the Seasons, Days, and Nights, Solar and Lunar Eclipses, &c. are clearly explained. To which is prefixed, A short Account of the Solar System, or the true System of the World. The second edition, enlarged, with an Account of the New discovered Planet, called the Georgium Sidus, and embellished with a new copper plate of the instrument. By William Jones, Mathematical Instrument maker

Main Author: Jones, William
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for and sold by John Jones, and son, at their Shop, No. 135, near Furnivals-Inn, Holborn 1784, M,DCC,LXXXIV. [1784]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T62587. - Price from imprint: Price One Shilling. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With two final advertisement leaves
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (36,3[1]p.,plate) 8°