Title: Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, ...
Publisher: London: Sherwood and Co. 1825, London
Publication Date: 1825
Edition: First Partington Edition
FIRST PARTINGTON EDITION. 8 vo. Modern cloth-backed boards, uncut. xlvii, (1), 463 pp. Engraved frontisportrait of Ferguson + 10 engraved plates + very numerous woodcuts in the text. Lower portion of frontis with dampstaining, spotty foxing to some of the plates; a good to very good copy. Like Brewster before him, C.F. Partington reprinted Ferguson's autobiography as an introduction to his edition of the 'Lectures' with some additional remarks of his own. Partington also included a fairly complete bibliography of Ferguson's published works. Several reprints of this edition appeared, the last in 1843. See: J.R. Millburn, 'Wheelwright of the heavens', 1988, p.286 for bibliographical entry. Bookseller Inventory # 000062
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