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A Dissertation on the Magnitude of the Year [electronic resource]: Containing an Historical Account of Time, From the Earliest Ages Down to the Present; The Method Practised by the Ancients, for Ascertaining the True Measure and Magnitude of the Year, Explained; And the Result of Their Calculations Compared, From a Table of the Magnitudes of the Years, Siderial as Well as Tropical, Calculated by the Most Eminent Astronomers, Both Ancient and Modern; The Instruments Used by the Ancients, for That Purpose, Explained; And the Errors Incurred by Julius Caesar and Pope Gregory's Method Clearly Pointed Out. Also, a Method Laid Down, From the True Magnitude of the Year, Given in Days, Hours, Minutes, and Seconds, to Adapt the Calculation of Time to Common Use, in Such a Manner, That There Will Neither Be Gained nor Lost, on True Time, One Second, to the Latest Ages; Which Is Clearly Demonstrated From the Sunplest Principles

Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed by J. Ged, for S. Paterson, at Shakespear's Head, facing Durham-Yard, in the Strand, MDCCLII. [1752]
Language
English
Description
[8], 44 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With a half-title.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T111178.
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