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The Works of John Playfair with a Memoir of the Author : Volume 4

By Playfair, John

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Title: The Works of John Playfair with a Memoir of the Author : Volume 4  
Author: Playfair, John
Volume: Volume: 4
Language: English
Subject: Science, Scientists, Technology
Collection: American Libraries Collection
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Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Co.

Contributor: Digitized from the holdings of the Open Content Alliance (OCA) ; New York Public Library

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Edited by James G. Playfair ; v. 1. Biographical memoir. Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth.--v. 2. Dissertation, exhibiting a general view of the progress of mathematical and physical science since the revival of letters in Europe.--v. 3. On the arithemetic of impossible quantities. On the causes which affect the accuracy of barometrical measurements. Remarks on the astronomy of the Brahmins. On the origin and investigation of porisms. Observations on the trigonometrical tables of the Brahmins. Theorems relating to the figure of the earth. On the solids of greatest attraction. On the progress of heat in spherical bodies. Account of a lithological survey of Schehallien. On the naval tactics of the late John Clerk.-- ; v. 4. Biographical account of Matthew Stewart. Biographical account of James Hutton. Biographical account of John Robinson. Review of Mudge's Account of the trigonometrical survey of England. Review of Mechain et Delambre, Base du syste?me me?trique de?cimal. Review of Laplace, Traite? de me?canique ce?leste. Review of Le Compte rendu par l'Institut de France. Review of Lambton's Measurement of an arch of the meridian. Review of Laplace, Essai philosophique sur les probabilitie?s. Review of Baron de Zach, Attraction des montagnes. Review of Kater on the pendulum ;


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