Notes on astronomy, from the lectures of Professor William Law at Edinburgh University, by John Erskine. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.22.7.3

Dates

  • 1693. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    89 folios. Quarto.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The notes consist of commentaries on Ptolomy`s ‘Almagest’ and descriptions of the rotations of the planets, with several sketches. There is also part of a lecture on biology (‘De Corpore Animato`, folio 79); some pages are missing at the end of the latter lecture.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

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