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Giving Some Account of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious, in Many Considerable Parts of the World. EXTRACT from Vol. LIV For the Year 1764. ... 1765.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. pp.(263-276) pp.(335-384). 3 folding plates. Disbound, without stitching, some leaves detached, sl. stained and lightly browned. Articles comprise XLVIII Concise Rules for computing the Effects of Refraction and Parallax in varying the Apparent Distance of the Moon from the Sun or a Star; also an easy Rule of Approximation for computing the Distance of the Moon from a Star, the Longitudes and Latititudes of both being given with Demonstrations of the same: by the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne; LVI. Some remarks upon the equation of time, and the true manner of computing it by Nevil Maskelyne; LVII. Astronomical observations made at the Island of St. Helena, by Nevil Maskelyne [Lacking last leaf of Table].
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