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Eclipse races, (addressed to the ladies:) : being an impartial account of the celestial coursers and their riders, starting together, April 1, 1764, for the eclipse-plate-prize. Their distinctions and achievements. Whose were the competitors, distanced, thrown out, or met with accidents, in the contending enterprize. Who won the prize, popular fears and apprehensions, with suitable remarks. And the true appearance of the race represented. Some customs, in our public observatories and mathematical schools, referred to the consideration, power, and justice, of the discerning ladies. ... Preview this item
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Eclipse races, (addressed to the ladies:) : being an impartial account of the celestial coursers and their riders, starting together, April 1, 1764, for the eclipse-plate-prize. Their distinctions and achievements. Whose were the competitors, distanced, thrown out, or met with accidents, in the contending enterprize. Who won the prize, popular fears and apprehensions, with suitable remarks. And the true appearance of the race represented. Some customs, in our public observatories and mathematical schools, referred to the consideration, power, and justice, of the discerning ladies. ...

Author: Philo-Pegasus.
Publisher: London: : Printed for the author; and sold by J. Whiston and B. White, W. Sandby, booksellers, and B. Cole, mathematical-instrument-maker, Fleet-street; and several other booksellers and mathematical-instrument-makers., MDCCLXIV. [1764]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philo-Pegasus.
OCLC Number: 766963041
Notes: A satire on the calculations in the Ephemerides of the year.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Description: 1 online resource (24 p.)
Responsibility: By Philo-Pegasus, a lover of truth.

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