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Mechanick Dialling; Or the New Art of Shadows: Freed from the many Obscurities Superfluities and Errors Of Former Writers upon this Subject.




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Stock No.: 226606
Published: 1756

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The whole laid down after so plain a Method that any Person (tho' a Stranger to the Art) ... May make a Dial upon any Plane for any Place in the World ... London: Printed for E. Wicksteed ... 1756. 8vo. Orig. full calf (slightly rubbed and buckled) with gilt border to both covers. Spine gilt and with raised bands. (xii 148pp.). With num. text-figs. tables and fold. plates. Endpapers defective; minor insect damage to lower corner of pp.141-148 & rear endpapers; some foxing. NOTE: A fascinating early treatise on sun dials.

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Stock No.: 226606
Published: 1756

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