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A new theory of the earth, from its original, to the consummation of all things : wherein the creation of the world in six days, the universal deluge, and the general conflagration, as laid down in the Holy Scriptures, are shewn to be perfectly agreeable to reason and philosophy : with a large introduction concerning the genuine nature, style and extent of the Mosaick history of the creation Preview this item
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A new theory of the earth, from its original, to the consummation of all things : wherein the creation of the world in six days, the universal deluge, and the general conflagration, as laid down in the Holy Scriptures, are shewn to be perfectly agreeable to reason and philosophy : with a large introduction concerning the genuine nature, style and extent of the Mosaick history of the creation

Author: William Whiston; John Whiston; Benjamin White
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Whiston and B. White, at Mr. Boyle's Head in Fleet-street, 1755.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The sixth editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
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Whiston, William, 1667-1752.
New theory of the earth, from its original, to the consummation of all things.
London, Printed for J. Whiston and B. White, 1755
(OCoLC)719436542
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Whiston; John Whiston; Benjamin White
OCLC Number: 4891010
Language Note: Text in English with notes in Latin, Greek, or English.
Notes: First edition published in 1696.
Appendix signed at end: Will. Whiston. London, September 29, 1736; first appeared in the fifth edition, 1737.
An appendix was separately published, titled "The cause of the deluge."
With a final leaf of advertisements.
Signatures: A² B-2O⁸.
Pages 169 and 449 misnumbered 199 and 446.
Description: [4], 94, [2], 478, [2] p., 10 leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 21 cm (8vo)
Responsibility: by William Whiston, M.A., professor of the mathematicks in the University of Cambridge.

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