The Principles of Mechanics: Designed for the Use of Students in The University. The Fourth Edition.

  • Wood, James
  • Cambridge: Printed At The University Press 1809


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8vo, pp. [iv], 199, [1]. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spine divided by double gilt rules. Some spotting and foxing. Rubbed, worn to extremities, label lost. Ink ownership inscription of G.F. Ottey and pencil inscription of Enid Phillips to flyleaf, scattered pencil notes to margins and rear flyleaves.


The fourth edition of Wood's student textbook, first printed in 1796 as part of his four-volume 'Principles of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy'.

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