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Correspondence of scientific men of the seventeenth century

Stephen Peter Rigaud

Correspondence of scientific men of the seventeenth century

including letters of Barrow, Flamsteed, Wallis, and Newton, printed from the originals in the collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Macclesfield.

by Stephen Peter Rigaud

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Published by University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Early works to 1800

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    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesLetters of Barrow, Flamsteed, Wallis, and Newton, American culture series -- 275.3.
    ContributionsRigaud, Stephen Jordan, bp., 1816-1859., Barrow, Isaac, 1630-1677., Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719., Wallis, John, 1616-1703., Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727., De Morgan, Augustus, 1806-1871.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17488502M
    OCLC/WorldCa6738439

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