WorldCat Identities

Adams, George 1709-1772

Overview
Works: 36 works in 222 publications in 3 languages and 2,212 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Celestial globes  Illustrated works  Globes 
Roles: Author, Cartographer
Classifications: QA71, 681.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Adams
A treatise describing the construction, and explaining the use, of new celestial and terrestrial globes : ... By George Adams by George Adams( Book )

55 editions published between 1766 and 2014 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes exemplified in a greater variety of problems ... exhibiting the general principles of dialing and navigation by George Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 1800 and 1808 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The description and use of the universal trigonometrical octant, invented and applied to Hadley's quadrant by George Adams by George Adams( Book )

21 editions published between 1753 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The description and use of a new sea quadrant, for taking the altitude of the sun from the visible horizon; ... Invented, made, and sold by George Adams by George Adams( )

18 editions published between 1747 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plates to the geometrical and graphical essays by George Adams( Book )

2 editions published between 1797 and 1813 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georg Adams's Anweisung zur Erhaltung des Gesichts und zur Kenntniss der Natur des Sehens by George Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1794 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of optical, philosophical, and mathematical instruments, made and sold by George Adams ... at Tycho Brahe's Head, no. 60. Fleet-Street, London by George Adams( Book )

5 editions published in 1765 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Globe terrestre] by George Adams( )

in Latin and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Micrographia illustrata, or, the knowledge of the microscope explain' d ... Also an account of the principal microscopical discoveries by George Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1746 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Adams, George 1709-1772 the Elder

Adams, George the Elder 1709-1772

George Adams

George Adams senior inventore inglese

Languages
English (166)

Latin (5)

German (1)