Book/Printed Material An explanation of the magnetic atlas or variation chart, hereunto annexed : projected on a plan entirely new, by which the magnetic variation on any part of the globe may be precisely determined, for any time, past, present, or future : and the variation and latitude being accurately known, the longitude is of consequence truly determined

[ Digital version of copy 5 (Benjamin Franklin Collection) ]

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Title
An explanation of the magnetic atlas or variation chart, hereunto annexed : projected on a plan entirely new, by which the magnetic variation on any part of the globe may be precisely determined, for any time, past, present, or future : and the variation and latitude being accurately known, the longitude is of consequence truly determined
Contributor Names
Churchman, John, 1753-1805.
Force, Peter, 1790-1868, former owner.
Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896, former owner.
American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Philadelphia : Printed by James [et] Johnson ..., MDCCXC [1790]
Subject Headings
-  Geomagnetism--Early works to 1800
-  Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Notes
-  The plates are tables.
-  Signatures: [A]⁴ B-F⁴ G².
-  Sowerby, E.M. Cat. of the lib. of Thomas Jefferson, 669
-  Evans 22406
-  ESTC W32217
-  Subscribers' list: p. vi-x.
-  Errata: p. [1] at end.
-  With: Proposals for publishing by subscription the Magnetic atlas or variation charts of all the world. [London : s.n., 1782?]. Issued separately.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  QC814.C55 Copy 1 transferred from the American Imprint Collection to the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. he04 2013-04-10
-  QC814.C55 Copy 5 transferred from the Toner Collection to the Benjamin Franklin Collection.
Medium
x, [3], 14-46, 5, [1] p., [2] folded leaves of plates ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Call Number/Physical Location
QC814 .C55
QC814 .C55 Copy 2 With the Force Collection bookplate.
QC814 .C55 Copy 4 Unopened copy.
QC814 .C55 Copy 5 With: Churchman, John. To George Washington, President of the United States of America, this magnetic atlas or variation chart, is humbly inscribed. [Philadelphia] : Published according to Act of Congress, 1790. Probably issued together.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Franklin.31395
Library of Congress Control Number
05031395
Online Format
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Description
The plates are tables. Signatures: [A]⁴ B-F⁴ G². Sowerby, E.M. Cat. of the lib. of Thomas Jefferson, 669 Evans 22406 ESTC W32217 Subscribers' list: p. vi-x. Errata: p. [1] at end. With: Proposals for publishing by subscription the Magnetic atlas or variation charts of all the world. [London : s.n., 1782?]. Issued separately. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. QC814.C55 Copy 1 transferred from the American Imprint Collection to the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. he04 2013-04-10 QC814.C55 Copy 5 transferred from the Toner Collection to the Benjamin Franklin Collection.
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Churchman, John, Peter Force, Joseph M Toner, American Imprint Collection, Marian S. Carson Collection, Benjamin Franklin Collection, and Jefferson Exhibit Collection. An Explanation of the Magnetic Atlas or Variation Chart, Hereunto Annexed: Projected on a Plan Entirely New, by Which the Magnetic Variation on Any Part of the Globe May Be Precisely Determined, for Any Time, Past, Present, or Future: And the Variation and Latitude Being Accurately Known, the Longitude Is of Consequence Truly Determined. [Philadelphia: Printed by James et Johnson ..., MDCCX, 1790] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/05031395/.

APA citation style:

Churchman, J., Force, P., Toner, J. M., American Imprint Collection, Marian S. Carson Collection, Benjamin Franklin Collection & Jefferson Exhibit Collection. (1790) An Explanation of the Magnetic Atlas or Variation Chart, Hereunto Annexed: Projected on a Plan Entirely New, by Which the Magnetic Variation on Any Part of the Globe May Be Precisely Determined, for Any Time, Past, Present, or Future: And the Variation and Latitude Being Accurately Known, the Longitude Is of Consequence Truly Determined. [Philadelphia: Printed by James et Johnson ..., MDCCX] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05031395/.

MLA citation style:

Churchman, John, et al. An Explanation of the Magnetic Atlas or Variation Chart, Hereunto Annexed: Projected on a Plan Entirely New, by Which the Magnetic Variation on Any Part of the Globe May Be Precisely Determined, for Any Time, Past, Present, or Future: And the Variation and Latitude Being Accurately Known, the Longitude Is of Consequence Truly Determined. [Philadelphia: Printed by James et Johnson ..., MDCCX, 1790] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05031395/>.