Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 623 (S.8.5)
Title: A Dissertation upon the Sun and Moons proportional and Relative distance from the Earth
Date of Creation: 1774
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: John Fleming.
On the fly-leaf is the following title: "A Dissertation upon the Sun and Moons proportional and Relative distance from the Earth. As exhibited By the New Mathematical Instruments Constructed for that purposs By John Fleming Inquirer into the Arts 1774". There are several astronomical drawings.
At the end of "The Introduction" is the signature "John Fleming" and the date and place, "Nook of Kilbride near Glasgow May: 13th. 1774". 4to
Physical Description: In bound volume
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 445.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: John Fleming fl.1774
Astronomer.
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