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Papers of John Robison
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Edinburgh University Library Department of Special Collections

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Reference Code

GB 0237 John Robison Dc.7.18

Date(s)

c1780-c1803

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

bound volume

Name of creator

Robison | John | 1739-1805 | professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Volume contains manuscript notes on the symbology of mathematics and engineering, followed by miscellanea on dymanics ('wheel carriages' being a special topic). There are some minor diagrams, and some of the terms are glossed with Russian.

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