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  1. The Doctrine of The Sphere,

    The Doctrine of The Sphere,

    Grounded on the Motion of the Earth, and the Antient Pythagorean or Copernican System of the World. In Two Parts.
    First edition of Flamsteed's first work, published as part of Jonas Moore's posthumously published New Systeme of the Mathematicks (1681). The work includes an improved version of Jeremiah Horrocks's calculations of the motions of the moon, which Flamsteed had helped Horrocks prepare for publication in 1673. This copy bears several interlinear and marginal corrections which may be the author's own. Learn More
    £5,000

    Date of Publication: 1680

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 79855

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