Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 135

Price Realized: $ 438
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Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
ATWOOD, GEORGE. An Analysis of a Course of Lectures on the Principles of Natural Philosophy, read in the University of Cambridge. vi, 265, [3] pages, including final blank. 8vo, 175x131 mm, modern marbled wrappers; contents browned and offset. London: T. Cadell, 1784

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first edition of the revised and substantially enlarged version of a course outline originally published in 1776. Atwood (d. 1807) was mathematician who helped revive the teaching of natural philosophy at Cambridge and developed a machine for the demonstration of Newtonian mechanics. DSB I, 326-27.