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Miscellaneous works : of Mr. John Greaves, professor of Astronomy in the University of Oxford: Many of which are now first Published. I. Pyramidographia; or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt. With a great many Additions and Alterations, from a Copy corrected by the Author. II. A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius; from whence, as from two Principles, the Measures and Weights used by the Ancients may be deduced. III. Tracts upon various subjects, Letters, Poems, and Observations in his Travels in Italy, Turky, and Egypt. IV. A description of the Grand Seignor's seraglio. To which are added, I. Reflections on the Pyramidographia, written by an anonymous Author, soon after the Publication of that Book. II. A Dissertation upon the Sacred Cubit of the Jews, and the Cubits of the several Nations; in which, from the Dimensions of the greatest Egyptian Pyramid, as taken by Mr. Greaves, the antient Cubit of Memphis is determined. Translated from the Latin of Sir Isaac Newton, Not yet published. Adorn'd with sculptures. To the whole is prefix'd, an historical and critical account of the life and writings of the author. In two volumes. Published by Thomas Birch, M. A. F. R. S. and Member of the Society of Antiquarirs, London. Preview this item
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Miscellaneous works : of Mr. John Greaves, professor of Astronomy in the University of Oxford: Many of which are now first Published. I. Pyramidographia; or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt. With a great many Additions and Alterations, from a Copy corrected by the Author. II. A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius; from whence, as from two Principles, the Measures and Weights used by the Ancients may be deduced. III. Tracts upon various subjects, Letters, Poems, and Observations in his Travels in Italy, Turky, and Egypt. IV. A description of the Grand Seignor's seraglio. To which are added, I. Reflections on the Pyramidographia, written by an anonymous Author, soon after the Publication of that Book. II. A Dissertation upon the Sacred Cubit of the Jews, and the Cubits of the several Nations; in which, from the Dimensions of the greatest Egyptian Pyramid, as taken by Mr. Greaves, the antient Cubit of Memphis is determined. Translated from the Latin of Sir Isaac Newton, Not yet published. Adorn'd with sculptures. To the whole is prefix'd, an historical and critical account of the life and writings of the author. In two volumes. Published by Thomas Birch, M. A. F. R. S. and Member of the Society of Antiquarirs, London.

Author: John Greaves
Publisher: London : printed by J. Hughs, near Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, for J. Brindley , Bookseller to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in New-Bond-Street ; and C. Corbett, over-against St. Dunstan's Church, Fleet-Street, 1737.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: John Greaves; John Greaves
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
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OCLC Number: 883611574
Notes: Titlepage in red and black.
Parts I, II, and III have separate titlepages dated 1736.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Reproduction of original from Harvard University Libraries.
Eighteenth century collections online.
Description: Online-Datei (2v.([6],lxxii,[2],ix,[1],800p.),plates.

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