1 edition of A philosophical and familiar essay on comets ... found in the catalog.
|Statement||from the writings of Sir Isaac Newton, Dr. Halley, etc. including an account of the great comet, which apeared in 1680 ... as also of those subsequent, and the present comet|
|Contributions||Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727, Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||26 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf ;|
|Number of Pages||26|
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