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Wright, Thomas (1711-1786) (Author)
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original theory or new hypothesis of the universe : founded upon the laws of nature, and solving by mathematical principles the general phaenomena of the visible creation; and particularly the Via Lactea : compris'd in nine familiar letters from the author to his friend, and illustrated with upwards of thirty graven and mezzotinto plates, by the best masters

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1750
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for the author, and sold by H. Chapelle
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1750 94-193
Topics
Astronomy
Milky Way
Notes
Content: Ornaments: woodcut head- and tailpieces, ornamental initials.
Ownership: Illustrations: 32 prints : etching, engraving (24), mezzotint (8) ; double-page (2), full-page (30).
Content: R.E. Duncombe Shafto (armorial bookplate); Knut Lundmark (autograph and inscription, dated May 1953).
Content: Errata: p. [2] (2nd group).
Content: Signatures: A⁴ a² B-L⁴ M².
Content: Title page printed in red and black.
Statement of responsibility: by Thomas Wright, of Durham
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11954185
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 77f6f500-c60a-012f-ab73-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1711: Creator Born
  • 1750: Issued
  • 1786: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Title page]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1750. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/892866fa-658b-852e-e040-e00a18062d41

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Title page]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/892866fa-658b-852e-e040-e00a18062d41

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1750). [Title page] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/892866fa-658b-852e-e040-e00a18062d41

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