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Author Gravesande, Willem Jacob 's, 1688-1742.
Title Mathematical elements of natural philosophy, confirm'd by experiments, or, An introduction to Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy / written in Latin by the late W. James s'Gravesande, LL.D. professor of mathematicks at Leyden, and F.R.S. ; translated into English by the late J.T. Desaguliers, LL.D. F.R.S. ; and published by his son J.T. Desaguliers.
Publication Info. London : Printed for W. Innys, T. Longman and T. Shewell, C. Hitch, in Pater-Noster-Row; and M. Senex, in Fleet-Street, M.DCC.XLVII. [1747]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G7767 M2  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G7767 M2  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Edition The sixth edition / greatly improved by the author, and illustrated with 127 copper plates all new engraven.
Description 2 v. ([4], lxxv, [1], 475, [1]; [2], 389, [33] p., 127 folded leaves of plates) : ill. (engravings) ; 27cm. (4⁰)
Note "In two volumes".
"Translation of the author's Physices elementa mathematica, experimentis confirmata"--NUC pre-1956.
Pages 370, 371 and 374, 375 of vol. 2 misnumbered as 388, 389 and 392, 393, respectively. Page [lxxvi] blank.
Index on unnumbered p. at end of v. 2, printed in double-columns.
Booksellers' advertisement "Books printed for W. Innys, T. Longman and T. Shewell, C. Hitch, and M. Senex" on terminal p., v. 1.
Indexed In: NUC pre-1956, NG 0398313
ESTC T128255
Evans 44541
Local Note NYSL set: Circulation recorded in the Library's Charging Ledger, 1799-1805. First listed in 1792 supplement to the Library catalogue, p. 116, entry in Library copy annotated "T. Service, 12.91" indicating the bookseller and the purchase price. Later listed in the 1793 catalog, p. 44, No. 2001; in the 1813 catalog p. 46; and the 1838 catalog p. 103.
NYSL set: With the ex-libris by P.R. Maverick in v. 1-2 on front paste-downs, and the Notice by the Trustees in v. 1 only. Imperfect, lacking 2 preliminary p. in v. 1 (half-title?) and plate civ; plate ci duplicated.
NYSL set: Binding: contemporary calf; rebacked with black tape; all edges stained yellow.
Subject Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Principia.
Gravesande, Willem Jacob 's, 1688-1742 -- Translations into English -- Early works to 1800.
Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Science -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Booksellers' advertisements -- England -- 18th century.
Pagination errors (Printing) -- 18th century.
Composition errors (Printing) -- 18th century.
Engravings -- England -- 18th century.
Added Author Desaguliers, J. T. (John Theophilus), 1683-1744, translator.
Desaguliers, J. T. Jr., publisher.
Mynde, James, 1702-1771, engraver.
Innys, William, 1756, bookseller.
Hitch, Charles, d. 1764, bookseller.
Longman, Thomas, 1699-1755, bookseller.
Shewell, Thomas, fl. 1744-1748, bookseller.
Senex, Mary, bookseller.
T. Longman (Firm), bookseller.
Service, T., bookseller. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1792. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1813. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1838. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging Ledger. 1799-1805.
Added Title Physices elementa mathematica, experimentis confirmata. English
Other Title Introduction to Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy
Introduction to Newton's Philosophy
Added Title Books printed for W. Innys, T. Longman and T. Shewell, C. Hitch, and M. Senex.