Antiquarian Horology: A Private Library. Online Auction

June 27, 2013

LOT 9
James Ferguson, F. R. S. (1710-1776)
  • James Ferguson, F. R. S. (1710-1776)
  • James Ferguson, F. R. S. (1710-1776)
  • James Ferguson, F. R. S. (1710-1776)
  • James Ferguson, F. R. S. (1710-1776)

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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

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $120
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

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.

Provenance:

Ex Libris label: Hugh Cecil (Lowther), Earl of Lonsdale
Galerie d’Horlogerie Ancienne, Geneva