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Lexicon Physico-Medicum: Or, A New Physical DICTIONARY;

Explaining The Difficult Terms used in the several Branches of the Profession, and in such Parts of Philosophy as are introductory thereunto. To which is added, An Account of the Things Signified by such Terms: Collected From the most Eminent Authors; and particularly those who have wrote upon Mechanical Principles.

pp. xvi, 459, (v) Catalogue. Scattered text woodcuts. Contemporary calf dull, worn at the corners and spine ends, front board holding by the cords, lightly foxed at the ends.

*PREFACE - 'The Reader......... will not wonder to find in a Work under this Title, a great deal about Attraction, the laws of Motion, Gravitation, Air, Winds, Tides, Light, Heat, Cold, and the like; because he will find how they naturally lead to the Knowledge of some important Points of Practice, which without such previous Lights, must lie intirely in confusion, and upon the Hazard of Experiment and Guess-work.'

Printed for E. Bell at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill, a.o. London.

Date Published: 1722. The Second Edition, very much Altered and Improved. 8vo.

Stock No. 62674

Price: 250.00