The History of the Works of the Learned; Or, an Impartial Account of Books Printed in Europe from 1699 to 1711

The History of the Works of the Learned; Or, an Impartial Account of Books Printed in Europe from 1699 to 1711

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1700 edition. Excerpt: ...on the Epistles of the New Testament. 379 LXXVIII. The State of Learniug. 393, ADVERTISEMENT. THE Undertakers of this Journal, resolving to make it as Compleat as possible, intend at the End of each succeeding Month to add the Titles ot a1! Books whatsoever publisiYd ia England; which either their for being very fbort, or for otherReasons, may not be thought proper to be Abridg'd. The Booksellers arc therefore desir'd to fend in the Titles of what Books they Print, as soon as publilh'dj to any of the Undertakers; that the Joaroalof each Month may give a full View of whatever the Preis has pro due'dia that time...1: ." FINIS. B O OK S Lately Printed in all Parts of Europe. With a Particular R K L A TIO N of the gtate of learning THE HISTORY O F THE Works of the Learned, &c. For %VL% 1700; Lettre de M. de Lisle. /'. e. A Letter from M. de LiJJe to R. P concerning the Longitude of Paris. 'OU ask me, Reverend Father, what Reason I had to place Paris in the 20th Degree of Longitude; aal whether it was not to add to the Number of Opinions? You fay, that the Difference among, our Geographers on this Head is so-great, that we know not which of them to follow, That Messieurs Sanfoffhe Father and Son place Paris in 33 deg. and an half, Messieurs of the Academy in 2 2-and a half, the French Neptune in 2 j, -and M. de fer in 20 and a half, that of the Charts sold by the Sieur No/in, there is not one of them positiye or eeitain-on that Head-, and that of five or fix which you have seen, wherein the City of Paris was marked, it is always differently situated? Upon this, you fay, what must People think of. our Charts, if we agree so little concerning the Metropolis of the Kingdom in which we live, being also of it self one of the roost considerable Cities...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236544250
  • 9781236544254