Reference numberCLP/21/5
TitlePaper, 'A discourse concerning gravity and its properties ...' by Edmond Halley
DescriptionThe rest of the title follows '...wherein the descent of heavy bodies and the motion of projects is briefly but fully handled together with the Solution of a Problem of great use in Gunnery'.

Subject: Physics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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NotesThis item torn at top left; needs repair
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1686.0002
Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Volume 16 Issue 179 (1687)
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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