Emerson, William 17011782
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Works:  72 works in 568 publications in 1 language and 7,399 library holdings 

Roles:  Author 
Classifications:  QA803, 531 
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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 Sikes( Visual )
 William Emerson. Mezzotint by C. Turner, 1812, after Sikes by Sikes( Visual )
Most widely held works by
William Emerson
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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69 editions published between 1754 and 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
69 editions published between 1754 and 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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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48 editions published between 1743 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
48 editions published between 1743 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of optics in four books by
William Emerson(
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20 editions published between 1768 and 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20 editions published between 1768 and 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical principles of natural philosophy ; and, Optics by
Isaac Newton(
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12 editions published between 1803 and 1971 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optics. By Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light, by Christiaan Huygens
12 editions published between 1803 and 1971 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optics. By Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light, by Christiaan Huygens
A system of astronomy containing the investigation and demonstration of the elements of that science by
William Emerson(
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17 editions published between 1769 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1769 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 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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17 editions published between 1763 and 2005 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1763 and 2005 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The arithmetic of infinities, and the differential method by
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17 editions published between 1766 and 1767 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1766 and 1767 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of algebra : in two books by
William Emerson(
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27 editions published between 1764 and 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1764 and 2005 in English and held by 81 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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22 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 81 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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37 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
37 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in English and held by 79 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 by
William Emerson(
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37 editions published between 1755 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Containing practical instruction in the techniques of sailing in the 18th century, this training manual includes many tips and tables necessary for the proper operation of the sailing vessel
37 editions published between 1755 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Containing practical instruction in the techniques of sailing in the 18th century, this training manual includes many tips and tables necessary for the proper operation of the sailing vessel
Miscellanies; or, A miscellaneous treatise; containing several mathematical subjects by
William Emerson(
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17 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of geometry : in which the principal propositions of Euclid, Archimedes and others, are demonstrated after the
most easy manner ; to which is added, a collection of useful geometrical problems by
William Emerson(
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18 editions published between 1763 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published between 1763 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronology: or, the art of reckoning time : Describing the several divisions of time in common use; the nature and original
of cycles and periods, and the most remarkable aera's by
William Emerson(
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13 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 38 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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10 editions published between 1763 and 1791 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1763 and 1791 in English and held by 33 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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11 editions published between 1770 and 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1770 and 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctrine of combinations, permutations, and compositions of quantities clearly and succinctly demonstrated by
William Emerson(
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9 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perspective: or, the art of drawing the representations of all objects upon a plane : In two sections by
William Emerson(
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12 editions published between 1768 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1768 and 2005 in English and held by 26 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, ... The third edition, corrected. Illustrated with fortythree copperplates by
William Emerson(
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10 editions published between 1773 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1773 and 2005 in English and held by 25 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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10 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Algebra Annuities Architecture Arithmetic Astronomy Calculus Calendar Celestial mechanics Chronology Chronology, Historical Dialing Difference equations Emerson, William, Fluid dynamicsMathematics Geography GeographyMathematics Geometry Geometry, Projective Gunnery Huygens, Christiaan, Infinite Light Mathematical geography Mathematical physics Mathematics MathematicsPhilosophy Measurement Mechanical engineering Mechanics Mechanics, Analytic Military art and science Motion Music Nautical astronomy Navigation Newton, Isaac, Optics Perspective Physics Principia (Newton, Isaac) Ratio and proportion Refraction, Double Science Series, Infinite Spherical projection Sundials Tides Trigonometry Wave theory of light Weights and measures
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E, W. 17011782
E., W. (William Emerson), 17011782
Emerson, W. 17011782
Emerson, W. (William), 17011782
W. E 17011782
W. E (William Emerson), 17011782
William Emerson British mathematician
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