James Ferguson, F. R. S. (1710-1776)
TABLES AND TRACTS RELATIVE TO SEVERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
1771, 8vo., 334pp. half title, numerous tables, 3 fold out engraved plates, London, W. Strachan, J and F. Rivington, W. Johnston, T. Longman; and T. Cadell, in the Strand, original full calf with raised bands and red title board with tooled edges
Topics include astronomy, horology, geometry, weights and measures, and mathematics with reference on page 317 to colleague Benjamin Franklin and his magic squares and circles.
Ex Libris label: Hugh Cecil (Lowther), Earl of Lonsdale
Galerie d’Horlogerie Ancienne, Geneva