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Physica Ioanni Hourvard

 Collection — Box: MsV Box 173
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nph1

Scope and Contents

Treatise, 1703, on physics (copied in Latin). The volume includes pen and ink diagrams and one red crayon portrait of an unidentified man.

Notations in front of book, "Libris, Robert Bolling, junior, 1764" and "This Book MSS was in the library of Robert Carter [Councillor] of Virginia."

William & Mary Physics professor John McKnight shared the following notes: Aristoleian physics; pre-Newton physics; organization of general physics (properties of matter, motion, etc.); standard text of general physics.

Dates

  • 1703

Language of Materials

English Latin

Physical Description

639 p. : bound volume ; 23 cm.

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Extent

0.10 Linear Feet

Custodial History:

From the libraries of Robert Bolling, Jr. and Councillor Robert Carter.

Physical Description

639 p. : bound volume ; 23 cm.
Title
Guide to the Physica Ioanni Hourvard
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2009-09-10
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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