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On the Power of Penetrating Into Space by Telescopes

With a Comparative Determination of the Extent of That Power in Natural Vision, and in Telescopes of Various Sizes and Constructions: Illustrated by Select Observations

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On the Power of Penetrating Into Space by Telescopes by William Herschel
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Description

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars. Medical theory and practice of the 1700s developed rapidly, as is evidenced by the extensive collection, which includes descriptions of diseases, their conditions, and treatments. Books on science and technology, agriculture, military technology, natural philosophy, even cookbooks, are all contained here. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ Harvard University Houghton Library N010568 Reprinted from the 'Philosophical transactions', vol.90. [London]: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Russel-Court, Cleveland-Row, St. James's, 1800. [2],37, [1]p.; 4
Release date Australia
April 25th, 2018
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Gale Ecco, Print Editions
Pages
42
Dimensions
156x234x6
ISBN-13
9781385757888
Product ID
28177248

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