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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Hooke; Richard Waller; Samuel Smith; Benjamin Walford
|Notes:||Errors in paging.
The dedication is to Sir Isaac Newton.
Half title; errata: p. 11 of last count; printers' advertisements: p. 12 of last count.
|Description:||, xxviii, 572 (i. e. 506),  pages, XIII leaves of plates : illustrations ; 33 cm|
|Contents:||[From title page:] I. the present deficiency of natural philosophy is discoursed of, with the methods of rendering it more certain and beneficial --
II. the nature, motion and effects of light are treated of, particularly that of the sun and comets --
III. an hypothetical explication of memory; how the organs made use of by the mind in its operation may be mechanically understood --
IV. an hypothesis and explication of the cause of gravity, or gravitation, magnetism, &c. --
v. discourses of earthquakes, their causes and effects, and histories of several; to which are annext, physical explications of several of the fables in Ovid's Metamorphoses, very different from other mythologick interpreters --
VI. lectures for improving navigation and astronomy, with the descriptions of several new and useful instruments and contrivances; the whole full of curious disquisitions and experiments.
|Responsibility:||Publish'd by Richard Waller.|