The Resource Astronomical & geographical essays: : containing, I. A full and comprehensive view, on a new plan, of the general principles of astronomy. II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work. III. The description and use of the most improved planetarium, tellurian, and lunarium. IV. An introduction to practical astronomy., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, and optician to the Prince of Wales, (electronic resource)

Astronomical & geographical essays: : containing, I. A full and comprehensive view, on a new plan, of the general principles of astronomy. II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work. III. The description and use of the most improved planetarium, tellurian, and lunarium. IV. An introduction to practical astronomy., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, and optician to the Prince of Wales, (electronic resource)

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Astronomical & geographical essays: : containing, I. A full and comprehensive view, on a new plan, of the general principles of astronomy. II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work. III. The description and use of the most improved planetarium, tellurian, and lunarium. IV. An introduction to practical astronomy.
Title
Astronomical & geographical essays:
Title remainder
containing, I. A full and comprehensive view, on a new plan, of the general principles of astronomy. II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work. III. The description and use of the most improved planetarium, tellurian, and lunarium. IV. An introduction to practical astronomy.
Statement of responsibility
By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, and optician to the Prince of Wales
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Contributor
Engraver
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 36756
  • 626
Citation source
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • Rink, E. Technical Americana
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1750-1795
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Adams, George
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1745-1823
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  • Draper, John
  • Shallus, Francis
  • Scot, Robert
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  • Astronomy
  • Globes
  • Navigation
  • Dialing
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Astronomical & geographical essays: : containing, I. A full and comprehensive view, on a new plan, of the general principles of astronomy. II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work. III. The description and use of the most improved planetarium, tellurian, and lunarium. IV. An introduction to practical astronomy., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, and optician to the Prince of Wales, (electronic resource)
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https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/36756
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Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
  • A reissue of the first part of the fourth edition (1800), together with the fifth edition (1808) of parts II-IV
  • "N.B. The different essays in this first American edition are printed so as to be bound separately, as may be most agreeable; therefore the folios are arranged accordingly; viz. the numbers on the top of the page, to suit those who wish to bind or purchase separately; the numbers at the foot, those who chuse [sic] the whole in one volume."--p. viii. The continuous sequence numbers xvi, 194, [12], 195-564 p
  • Plates engraved by Robert Scot, Francis Shallus, and John Draper
  • Numerous errors in paging
  • "An essay, on the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes; exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work; exhibiting the general principles of dialing and navigation ... Fifth edition. With the author's last improvements, illustrated with copper plates. Philadelphia: Published by William W. Woodward, no. 52, South Second Street. 1808. Dickinson, printer."--[2], viii, [1], 10-238 p., with separate title page. Also issued separately
  • "Essay III. Containing a description of the most improved planetarium, lunarium, & tellurian [and] Essay IV. An introduction to practical astronomy."--[1], 10-148 p. at end
  • Advertisement, p. [195], second count
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000298459
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fourth edition. With the author's last improvements, illustrated with elegant copper-plates.
Extent
xvi, 194, [4], viii, [1], 10-238, [1], 10-148 p., xvi folded leaves of plates
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
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absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
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(Sirsi) 000298459
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Astronomical & geographical essays: : containing, I. A full and comprehensive view, on a new plan, of the general principles of astronomy. II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work. III. The description and use of the most improved planetarium, tellurian, and lunarium. IV. An introduction to practical astronomy., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, and optician to the Prince of Wales, (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/36756
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
  • A reissue of the first part of the fourth edition (1800), together with the fifth edition (1808) of parts II-IV
  • "N.B. The different essays in this first American edition are printed so as to be bound separately, as may be most agreeable; therefore the folios are arranged accordingly; viz. the numbers on the top of the page, to suit those who wish to bind or purchase separately; the numbers at the foot, those who chuse [sic] the whole in one volume."--p. viii. The continuous sequence numbers xvi, 194, [12], 195-564 p
  • Plates engraved by Robert Scot, Francis Shallus, and John Draper
  • Numerous errors in paging
  • "An essay, on the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes; exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work; exhibiting the general principles of dialing and navigation ... Fifth edition. With the author's last improvements, illustrated with copper plates. Philadelphia: Published by William W. Woodward, no. 52, South Second Street. 1808. Dickinson, printer."--[2], viii, [1], 10-238 p., with separate title page. Also issued separately
  • "Essay III. Containing a description of the most improved planetarium, lunarium, & tellurian [and] Essay IV. An introduction to practical astronomy."--[1], 10-148 p. at end
  • Advertisement, p. [195], second count
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000298459
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fourth edition. With the author's last improvements, illustrated with elegant copper-plates.
Extent
xvi, 194, [4], viii, [1], 10-238, [1], 10-148 p., xvi folded leaves of plates
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000298459

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