Emerson, William 17011782
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Works:  102 works in 714 publications in 1 language and 7,828 library holdings 

Genres:  Textbooks Handbooks and manuals 
Roles:  Author, Other 
Classifications:  Q111, 510 
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Most widely held works about
William Emerson
 A moderate zealot : William Emerson and his ministry in Concord, Massachusetts 17661776 by Jonathan R Duncan( )
 Some account of the life of Mr. William Emerson. By the Rev. W. Bowe by William Bowe( Book )
 William Emerson. Stipple engraving by H. Adlard after Sikes by Patricia J Sikes( Visual )
 Tracts by William Emerson( Book )
 William Emerson. Mezzotint by C. Turner, 1812, after Sikes by Patricia J Sikes( Visual )
 An answer to a Quakers seventeen heads of queries, containing ... seventy seven questions ... By John Bewick by John Bewick( Book )
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Most widely held works by
William Emerson
The doctrine of fluxions : not only explaining the elements thereof : but also its application and use in the several parts
of mathematics and natural philosophy by
William Emerson(
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61 editions published between 1743 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
61 editions published between 1743 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The principles of mechanics, explaining and demonstrating the general laws of motion, the laws of gravity, motion of descending
bodies, projectiles, mechanic powers, pendulums, centres of gravity, &c. strength and stress of timber, hydrostatics, and
construction of machines. A work very necessary to be known by all gentlemen and others that desire to have an insight into
the works of nature and art, and extremely useful to all sorts of artificers; particularly to architects, engineers, shipwrights,
millwrights, watchmakers, &c. or ... any that work in a mechanical way by
William Emerson(
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76 editions published between 1754 and 1836 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
76 editions published between 1754 and 1836 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The method of increments : wherein the principles are demonstrated and the practice thereof shewn in the solution of problems by
William Emerson(
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24 editions published between 1763 and 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
24 editions published between 1763 and 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A system of astronomy : containing the investigation and demonstration of the elements of that science by
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19 editions published between 1769 and 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1769 and 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The projection of the sphere, orthographic, stereographic, and gnomonical : both demonstrating the principles, and explaining
the practice of these three several sorts of projection by
William Emerson(
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32 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The principles of mechanics : explaining and demonstrating the general laws of motion, the laws of gravity, motion of descending
bodies, projectiles, mechanic powers, pendulums, centers of gravity, &c., strength and stress of timber, hydrostatics, and
construction of machines : a work very necessary to be known by all gentlemen and others that desire to have an insight into
the works of nature and art, and extremely useful to all sorts of artificers, particularly to architects, engineers, shipwrights,
millwrights, watchmakers, &c., or any that work in a mechanical way by
William Emerson(
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14 editions published between 1758 and 1794 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1758 and 1794 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of algebra, in two books by
William Emerson(
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31 editions published between 1764 and 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
31 editions published between 1764 and 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of trigonometry. Containing, the properties, relations, and calculations of sines, tangents, secants, &c. The
doctrine of the sphere, and the principles of plain and spherical trigonometry. All plainly and clearly demonstrated by
William Emerson(
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39 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
39 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The arithmetic of infinites : and the differential method : illustrated by examples by
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21 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
21 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miscellanies; or, A miscellaneous treatise; containing several mathematical subjects by
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20 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The laws of centripetal and centrifugal force : shewing the motion of bodies in circular orbits, and in the conic sections,
and other curves : and explaining the perturbating force of a third body, with many other things of like nature : being a
work preparatory to astronomy, and the very basis therof, and absolutely neccessary to be known by all such as desire to be
proficients in that science by
William Emerson(
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13 editions published between 1769 and 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1769 and 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mathematical principles of geography : containing, I. An account of the various properties and affections of the earth
and sea, with a description of the several parts thereof, and a table of the latitude and longitude of places, II. The use
of the artificial or terrestrial globe, in solving problems, III. The principles of spherical and spheroidical sailing, with
the solution of the several cases in numbers, by the common tables, according to the spheroidical figure of the earth by
William Emerson(
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13 editions published in 1770 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published in 1770 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calculation, libration, and mensuration; or, The arts of reckoning, weighing, and measuring. Being a mechanical work, adapted
to the business and practice of tradesmen and artificers, in the shortest method possible; and designed purely for common
use by
William Emerson(
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13 editions published in 1770 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published in 1770 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mathematical principles of natural philosophy by
Isaac Newton(
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3 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctrine of combinations, permutations, and compositions of quantities clearly and succinctly demonstrated by
William Emerson(
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13 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cyclomathesis; or, An easy introduction to the several branches of the mathematics. Being principally designed for the instruction
of young students, before they enter upon the more abstruse and difficult parts thereof by
William Emerson(
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13 editions published between 1763 and 1791 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1763 and 1791 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracts : containing I, Mechanics, or the doctrine of motion. II. The projection of the sphere. III. The laws of centripetal
and centrifugal force. By William Emerson. A new edition. To which is prefixed, some account of the life and writings of the
author, by the Rev. W. Bowe by
William Emerson(
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5 editions published between 1793 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1793 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[A collection of tracts] by
William Emerson(
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8 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Navigation ; or, the art of sailing upon the sea : Containing a demonstration of the fundamental principles of this art. Together
with all the practical rules of computing a ship's way ... To which are added, several necessary tables by
William Emerson(
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20 editions published between 1755 and 1764 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20 editions published between 1755 and 1764 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracts by
William Emerson(
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1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Algebra AlgebraEarly works to 1800 Annuities Architecture Arithmetic Astronomy Calculus Celestial mechanics Centrifugal force Centripetal force Conic sections Dialing Difference equations Emerson, William, England Force and energy Fortification Geography GeographyMathematics Geometry Geometry, Infinitesimal Geometry, Projective Globes Gunnery Infinite LongitudeMeasurement Mathematical geography Mathematics Measurement Mechanical engineering Mechanics Mechanics, Analytic Military art and science Motion Music Nautical astronomy Navigation Optics Physics Plane trigonometry Principia (Newton, Isaac) Projection Science Series, Infinite Sphere Spherical projection Spherical trigonometry Sundials Trigonometry Weights and measures
Alternative Names
E, W. 17011782
E., W. (William Emerson), 17011782
E., W. (William Emwerson), 17011782
Emerson, W. 17011782
Emerson, W. (William), 17011782
W. E 17011782
W. E (William Emerson), 17011782
William Emerson British mathematician
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