Titre : Hydrostatical and Pneumatical Lectures. The ...
Éditeur : London: Printed by J. Bentham.for W. Thurlbourn. 1747.
Date d'édition : 1747
8vo, pp. (xviii), 273 [a misprint for 289], (10), 5 folding engraved plates. Contemporary calf, red morocco label on spine, signature of B. Bedingfield, 1766, on front endpaper. Small crack at top of upper joint, otherwise a fine copy. Second edition (first, 1738) of one of the earliest courses of scientific lectures to be given in England ? John Keill had begun lecturing in Oxford about two years earlier. Cotes composed these lectures jointly with Whiston. The appendix contains the only English translation of Newton?s law of cooling, as well as one paper by Halley and two by Jurin. This is one of the few monographs by the brilliant pupil and friend of Newton, who died untimely at the age of thirty-three. Babson 343. Not in Wallis. N° de réf. du libraire 618
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