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The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Rev. John Wilkins, late lord bishop of Chester : to which is prefix'd the author's life, and an account of his works ; in two volumes.

Author: John Wilkins
Publisher: London : Vernor and Hood, 1802
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
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Wilkins, John, 1614-1672.
Mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Rev. John Wilkins, late lord bishop of Chester.
London : Vernor and Hood, 1802 (London : C. Whittingham)
(OCoLC)593475924
Named Person: John Wilkins; John Wilkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilkins
OCLC Number: 10645227
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, diagrams ; 22 cm
Contents: v. 1. I. The discovery of a new world; or, A discourse tending to prove, that it is probable there may be another habitable world in the moon. With a discourse of the possibility of a passage thither. --
v. 1. II. That it is probable our earth is one of the planets. --
v. 2. I. Mercury: or The secret and swift messenger. Shewing how a man may with privacy and speed communicate his thoughts to a friend at any distance. --
v. 2. II. Mathematical magic: or, The wonders that may be performed by mechanical geometry. --
v. 2. III. An abstract of his essay towards a real character, and a philosophical language.

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