An epitome of the elementary principles of natural and experimental philosophy... by John Millington

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Excerpt from An Epitome of the Elementary Principles of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Vol. 1: Comprehending the General Properties of Matter, Mechanics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, and a Copious Account of the Invention, Progress, and Present State of the Steam EngineAuthor: John Millington.

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An epitome of the elementary principles of natural and experimental philosophy: part the first, comprehending the general properties of matter, mechanics, pneumatics, acoustics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, and a copious account of the invention, progress, and present state of the steam engine: being the substance of a course of lectures on these subjects, delivered at the Royal and London.

Millington's published works are: ‘Epitome of the Elementary Principles of Natural and Experimental Philosophy,’ London, ; 2nd edit. ‘Elements of. An Epitome of the Elementary Principles of Natural and Experimental Philosophy.

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