A SYSTEM Of MECHANICS, Being the Substance of Lectures Upon that Branch of Natural Philosophy. Parkinson Rev, homas. 1745 - 1830.

A SYSTEM Of MECHANICS, Being the Substance of Lectures Upon that Branch of Natural Philosophy.

Cambridge: Printed by J. Archdeacon, for J & J Merrill, and J. Deighton, in Cambridge;  T. Cadell, and P. Elmsly, in the Strand, B. White, in Fleetstreet, and G. Wilkie, in St. Paul's Churchyard, London. 1785. 1st edition. [8], 255. [1] pp. 'Errata et Addenda' last page. Illustrated with 24 fold-out copperplate engravings (complete). Plates XI & XXI with split along lower portion of fold line, with slight extention into plate on XXI; no loss in either case. Plate XII with 2 3+" horizontal tears from right edge, no loss. Others crisp. 4to: 4 A - 2I4. 11-1/8" x 8-1/4". Period brown quarter-calf binding with marbled paper boards. Binding rather worn, though cords holding soundly. Some foxing. Period signature of T. W. Pullan. Many period notes & corrections. Withal, a VG copy. Item #30494

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