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The Newtonian system of philosophy :

adapted to the capacities of young gentlemen and ladies, and familiarized and made entertaining by objects with which they are intimately acquainted : being the substance of six lectures read to the Lilliputian Society /
by Tom Telescope, A.M. ; and collected and methodized for the benefit of the youth of these kingdoms, by their old friend Mr. Newbery, in St. Paul's Church Yard ; who has also added variety of copper-plate cuts, to illustrate and confirm the doctrines advanced.
Main Creator: Telescope, Tom.
Contributors: Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774, supposed author.
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Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: London : Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun, in St. Paul's Church Yard, 1761.
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Notes:Dedication at head of Contents, p. [3]: "To the young gentlemen and ladies of Great Britain and Ireland, this Philosophy of tops and balls is humbly inscribed, by their most obedient servant, J. Newbery."

Publisher's advertisements: at foot of p. 125 and on p. 126-140.

Copper-engraved plates.

Woodcut illustrations.

Has been ascribed to Oliver Goldsmith or John Newbery.

Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 209.

Physical description: 140 p., [9] leaves of plates : ill ; 12 cm. (24mo)

Citations/References: Roscoe, S. Newbery, J348(1)

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