Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)
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District of Pennsylvania, to wit:
Be it remembered, That on the thirteenth day of February, in the thirtieth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A.D. 1806, Mathew Carey, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit:
"Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied Mathematics. To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, in the year 1761: an account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus, in the year 1639: and of the distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in year 1761. By James Ferguson, F.R.S.
Heb. xi. 8. The worlds were framed by the Word of God.
Job xxvi. 7. He hangeth the earth upon nothing.
- 13. By his Spirit he hath garnished the heavens.
The first American edition, from the last London edition; revised, corrected, and improved, by Robert Patterson, Professor of Mathematics, and Teacher of Natural Philosophy, in the University of Pennsylvania."
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