First Principles of Mechanics, with historical and practical illustrations. (with) Analytical Statics . (and) An Introduction to Dynamics . (and) An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics .

Whewell, William. (1794-1866)

Published by Cambridge: J. & J. J. Deighton, v.d., see below
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4 items bound as 2, the last occupying the entire second binding; First Principles of Mechanics, with historical and practical illustrations. (1832, first edition) xii, 118 pp., 2 folding plates + Analytical Statics. A supplement to the fourth edition of an Elementary Treatise on Mechanics. (1833, first edition) vii, [1] (errata), 152 pp., 3 folding plates + An Introduction to Dynamics, containing the laws of motion and the first three sections of the Principia. (1832, first edition) xvi, 64, [1] (corrections of the errata) pp., 2 folding plates + An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics: Designed for the use of students in the university. (1836, The Fifth Edition, with considerable improvements and additions) xvi, 326 pp., 10 folding plates; matching simple calf bindings rubbed at extremities and second has an ink(?) spot on back cover, both signed by some member of the Ayshford Sanford family (first initial illegible but not William or Edward) and dated March 10th 1838, light general age toning to interiors with occasional light age staining, overall a very good group; only a part of the diverse interests of the great British polymath (he invented the word "Scientist") and longtime Master at Trinity College. Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: First Principles of Mechanics, with ...
Publisher: Cambridge: J. & J. J. Deighton, v.d., see below
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