The Motion of Water, and Other Fluids. Being a Treatise of Hydrostaticks. Written Originally in French, by the Late Monsieur Marriotte, ... Together w (Paperback)
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With a final advertisement leaf. The identical work was issued in the same year as: 'A treatise of the motion of water, and other fluids: .. '. A translation of Edme Marriote's: 'Traite du mouvement des eaux et des autres corps fluides'.
London: printed for J. Senex, and W. Taylor, 1718. xxiii, 1],290, 2]p., VII plates; 8