An easy introduction to mechanics, geometry, plane trigonometry, measuring heights and distances, optics, astronomy

Ferguson, James, 1710-1776

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  • Creator to which is prefixed, An essay on the advancement of learning by various modes of recreation by Mr. John Ryland, of Northampton ; illustrated with twelve copper-plates ; for the use of schools, as well as private gentlemen
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London : Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1768.
  • Physical Details
    • lii, 161 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 12 folding leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
  • OCLC ocm21654884


  • By James Ferguson. "This short treatise was drawn up ... by a judicious friend ... I am not at liberty to mention his name ... "--Preface, signed John Ryland. Cf. Dict. Nat. Biog., "John Ryland."
  • Signatures: a-b¹²c³B-G¹²H⁸¹(+H9).
  • ESTC T101219
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