Method to discover the difference of the earth's diameters :
proving it's true ratio to be less variable than as 45 is to 46, and shortest in it's pole's axis 174 miles ... Elucidated with five copper plates, with a variety of new tables ... Likewise a method for fixing an universal standard for weights and measures. By Thomas Williams.
|Main Creator:||Williams, Thomas, mathematician.|
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London : printed for the author; and sold by J. Stockdale; and by Wm. Richardson, 1788.
Pp.73-76 misnumbered 72-75.
The final unnumbered leaves comprise six of tables and one of errata.
Physical description: viii,71,,72-75,p.,plates, tables ; 8vo.
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