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The Resource The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins ... : to which is prefix'd the author's life, and an account of his works

The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins ... : to which is prefix'd the author's life, and an account of his works

Label
The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins ... : to which is prefix'd the author's life, and an account of his works
Title
The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins ...
Title remainder
to which is prefix'd the author's life, and an account of his works
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC/ICU
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1614-1672
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Wilkins, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
SW LIB Sw Day Q155
LC item number
.W66 1708
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
  • George Fabyan Collection (Library of Congress)
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  • Science
  • Plurality of worlds
  • Solar system
  • Mechanics
  • Cryptography
Label
The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins ... : to which is prefix'd the author's life, and an account of his works
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Parts 1-4 have each special t.p. dated 1707; pt. 1-2, 4: 5th ed.; pt. 3, 3rd ed
Bibliography note
"Catalogue of his works": p. vii-viii
Contents
I. The discovery of a new world : or, A discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in the moon. With a discourse of the possibility of a passage thither -- II. That 'tis probable our earth is one of the planets -- III. Mercury : or, The secret and swift messenger. Shewing how a man may with privacy and speed communicate his thoughts to a friend at any distance -- IV. Mathematical magick : or, The wonders that may be perform'd by mechanical geometry -- V. An abstract of his essay towards a real character, and a philosophical language
Control code
ocm01076878
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
1 v. with various pagings
Lccn
10005931 //r932
Note
12946 h
Label
The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins ... : to which is prefix'd the author's life, and an account of his works
Publication
Note
Parts 1-4 have each special t.p. dated 1707; pt. 1-2, 4: 5th ed.; pt. 3, 3rd ed
Bibliography note
"Catalogue of his works": p. vii-viii
Contents
I. The discovery of a new world : or, A discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in the moon. With a discourse of the possibility of a passage thither -- II. That 'tis probable our earth is one of the planets -- III. Mercury : or, The secret and swift messenger. Shewing how a man may with privacy and speed communicate his thoughts to a friend at any distance -- IV. Mathematical magick : or, The wonders that may be perform'd by mechanical geometry -- V. An abstract of his essay towards a real character, and a philosophical language
Control code
ocm01076878
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
1 v. with various pagings
Lccn
10005931 //r932
Note
12946 h

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