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The artificial clock-maker a treatise of watch and clock-work, wherein the art of calculating numbers for most sorts of movements is explained to the capacity of the unlearned : also, the history of watch and clock-work, both antient and modern : with other useful matters never before publish'd : to which is added A supplement, containing ... /

Main Author: Derham, W. 1657-1735.
Corporate Author: Early English Books Online.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: London : Printed for James Knapton ..., 1700.
Edition:The second edition enlarged.
Series:Early English books online.
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Table of Contents:
  • (from t.p.) 1. The anatomy of a watch and clock
  • 2. Monsieur Romer's satellite instrument, with observations conerning the calculation of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites, and to find the longitude by them
  • 3. A nice way to correct pendulum watches
  • 4. Mr. Flamsteed's equation tables
  • 5. To find a meridian-line, for the governing of watches, and other uses
  • 6. To make a telescope to keep a watch by fixed stars.