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Lines of Numbers, Artificial Sines,
The FOURTH EDITION.
Maker to His Majesty, at the Orrery, neas
HE great Encouragement Mr. Wright
has had for above seventeen Years påst, in making large ORRERYS, with the Motions of all the PLANETS and SATELLITes, and the true Motion of Saturn's Ring, has made him so ready and perfect, that Gentlemen may depend on having them made reasonable and sound, not liable to be out of Order :
As may be seen by one he made for Mr. Watts's Academy in Tower-Street.
Another for His Majesty at Kensington.
Another for the New Royal Academy at Portsmouth.
Another for his Grace the Duke of Argyle, (late Lord Ila.)
And several other large ones for Noblemen and Gentlemen.
He has also great Choice of Mathematical Instruments ready made; as Cases in Silver, Brass or Ivory, Surveying Instruments, Sun-Dials, Weather-Glasses, Reflecting-Telescopes of different Lengths, &c.
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P R E FACE.
OMETHING concerning the
mucb wanted, and so I prefume will be very acceptable, therefore I have compiled this fmall Treatise of them ; in which is briefly contained, their Description, Nature, and General Use.
In the first Chapter is contained, not only the Description of the Lines upon the Plain-Scale, but likewise their Construthion and Nature are therein sewn: As also a short Account of their Use.
In the second Chapter is contained, the Description of the Sector, and the Lines now commonly placed thereon.
In the third Chapter is shewn, the Ground and General Use of the sector. From this Chapter it appears, that the Sector serves as a Scale to all Radius's, not greater than its Length, when