The Resource Lectures on natural and experimental philosophy, considered in its present state of improvement. : Describing in a familiar and easy manner the principal phenomena of nature; and showing that they all co-operate in displaying the goodness, wisdom, and power of God., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, &c. ; In four volumes. Illustrated with forty three large copperplates, elegantly engraved. ; Vol. I[-IV], (electronic resource)

Lectures on natural and experimental philosophy, considered in its present state of improvement. : Describing in a familiar and easy manner the principal phenomena of nature; and showing that they all co-operate in displaying the goodness, wisdom, and power of God., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, &c. ; In four volumes. Illustrated with forty three large copperplates, elegantly engraved. ; Vol. I[-IV], (electronic resource)

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Lectures on natural and experimental philosophy, considered in its present state of improvement. : Describing in a familiar and easy manner the principal phenomena of nature; and showing that they all co-operate in displaying the goodness, wisdom, and power of God.
Title
Lectures on natural and experimental philosophy, considered in its present state of improvement.
Title remainder
Describing in a familiar and easy manner the principal phenomena of nature; and showing that they all co-operate in displaying the goodness, wisdom, and power of God.
Statement of responsibility
By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, &c. ; In four volumes. Illustrated with forty three large copperplates, elegantly engraved. ; Vol. I[-IV]
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Contributor
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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
  • 9799
  • 11930
Citation source
  • Shaw & Shoemaker
  • Shaw & Shoemaker
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1750-1795
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Adams, George
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1763-1831
  • 1743-1824
  • 1745-1823
  • fl. 1798-1815
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  • Jones, William
  • Patterson, Robert
  • Draper, J.
  • Scot, Robert
  • Shallus, Francis
  • Jones, Benjamin
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Science
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Lectures on natural and experimental philosophy, considered in its present state of improvement. : Describing in a familiar and easy manner the principal phenomena of nature; and showing that they all co-operate in displaying the goodness, wisdom, and power of God., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, &c. ; In four volumes. Illustrated with forty three large copperplates, elegantly engraved. ; Vol. I[-IV], (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/9799
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Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • "To this volume is subjoined, by the American editor a brief out-line, or compendious system of modern chemistry; compiled from the latest publications on that subject."--title page, v. 1
  • "To this volume is subjoined an appendix; containing 'a brief outline of physics, or natural philosophy, in the form of a collegiate examination:' by the American editor."--title page, v. 4. On the title page to this volume, Patterson is noted as professor of "mathematics."
  • Plates engraved by J. Draper, R. Scot, F. Shallus and B. Jones
  • Edition statements transposed; precede volume numbers on title pages
  • "Entered according to law."--verso of title page, v. 1
  • Volumes 3 and 4 dated 1807
  • Vol. 1: xviii, 224, 235-562 p., VII folded leaves of plates; v. 2: vi, [1], 8-508 p., X folded leaves of plates; v. 3: viii, [1], 10-511, [1] p., VI, III folded leaves of plates (last page blank); v. 4, x, 597 [i.e., 605], [11] p., XV, II folded leaves of plates
  • Errors in paging: v. 1, numbers 225-234 omitted in pagination, p. 298, 375 misnumbered 268, 275; v. 2, p. 363 misnumbered 463; v. 3, p. 394 misnumbered 393; v. 4, p. 356 misnumbered 256; numbers 489-496 repeated
  • "A list of the principal authors, to whom I am indebted for my information on the subject of these lectures."--v. 1, p. [xvii]-xviii
  • "Subscribers' names."--v. 4, p. [607-612]
  • Publisher's advertisements, "Theological and Literary Book-Store. From W.W. Woodward's presses, " v. 4, p. [613-616]
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file reproduced from microform
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Control code
000335188
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
This American edition, printed from the last London edition, edited by William Jones, mathematical instrument maker, is carefully revised and corrected, by Robert Patterson, professor of mathematicks, and teacher of natural philosophy, in the University of Pennsylvania.
Extent
4 v.
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
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remote
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(Sirsi) 000335188
Label
Lectures on natural and experimental philosophy, considered in its present state of improvement. : Describing in a familiar and easy manner the principal phenomena of nature; and showing that they all co-operate in displaying the goodness, wisdom, and power of God., By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, &c. ; In four volumes. Illustrated with forty three large copperplates, elegantly engraved. ; Vol. I[-IV], (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/9799
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • "To this volume is subjoined, by the American editor a brief out-line, or compendious system of modern chemistry; compiled from the latest publications on that subject."--title page, v. 1
  • "To this volume is subjoined an appendix; containing 'a brief outline of physics, or natural philosophy, in the form of a collegiate examination:' by the American editor."--title page, v. 4. On the title page to this volume, Patterson is noted as professor of "mathematics."
  • Plates engraved by J. Draper, R. Scot, F. Shallus and B. Jones
  • Edition statements transposed; precede volume numbers on title pages
  • "Entered according to law."--verso of title page, v. 1
  • Volumes 3 and 4 dated 1807
  • Vol. 1: xviii, 224, 235-562 p., VII folded leaves of plates; v. 2: vi, [1], 8-508 p., X folded leaves of plates; v. 3: viii, [1], 10-511, [1] p., VI, III folded leaves of plates (last page blank); v. 4, x, 597 [i.e., 605], [11] p., XV, II folded leaves of plates
  • Errors in paging: v. 1, numbers 225-234 omitted in pagination, p. 298, 375 misnumbered 268, 275; v. 2, p. 363 misnumbered 463; v. 3, p. 394 misnumbered 393; v. 4, p. 356 misnumbered 256; numbers 489-496 repeated
  • "A list of the principal authors, to whom I am indebted for my information on the subject of these lectures."--v. 1, p. [xvii]-xviii
  • "Subscribers' names."--v. 4, p. [607-612]
  • Publisher's advertisements, "Theological and Literary Book-Store. From W.W. Woodward's presses, " v. 4, p. [613-616]
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Control code
000335188
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
This American edition, printed from the last London edition, edited by William Jones, mathematical instrument maker, is carefully revised and corrected, by Robert Patterson, professor of mathematicks, and teacher of natural philosophy, in the University of Pennsylvania.
Extent
4 v.
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) 000335188

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