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Tables and tracts : relative to several arts and sciences
Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.
Personal Author:
[First edition].
Publication Information:
London : Printed for A. Millar and T. Cadell, 1767.
Physical Description:
xiii pages, 1 leaf, 328 pages, 3 folded leaves of plates : tables ; 21 cm
General Note:
"B. Franklin inv."--Pl. 2 and 3.

"Errata" follows p. xiii.

Signatures: [a]-b⁴ B-2T⁴
Local Note:
"B. Franklin's, given by his friend the author"--leaf preceding t.p.; also signed "D Rittenhouse's"

Holograph, tipped in, follows t.p., with astronomical speculations and questions, perhaps in Benjamin Franklin's hand.

Article describing "The definition and use of a new orrery...invented and made by James Ferguson," dated 1747, from unidentified publication, pasted onto prelim. leaf.

In worn black half morocco, with mottled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers and edges; spine replaced with black cloth.

In dark blue cloth Solander box, with blue leather spine with gilt stamped title, author and "Franklin's copy."
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