Astro-Theology Or, A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes Of God, From A Survey Of The Heavens. William Derham.

Astro-Theology Or, A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes Of God, From A Survey Of The Heavens

London: William and John Innys, 1726. Fifth edition. leather_bound. 246 [8] pages. 20 x 12 1/2 cm. Three fold-out copper engraved plates. Index. this work and PHYSICO-THEOLOGY were teleological arguments for the being and attributes of God. Derham was keenly interested in natural history, contributed a variety of papers to the Transactions of the Royal Society, and his measurement of the velocity of sound was the best that had been achieved. Newton accepted and used it in his "Principia." Sound copy, bookplate, minor extremity wear, raised bands, double gilt cover border panels frame interior gilt florets. Contemporary full brown calf. Very good. Item #18673

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