'Mr Keils Lectures', notes to lectures on catoptrics, dioptrics, hydrostatics, and 'Of barometers Thermometers&Hygrometers', with diagrams.
John Ivory: Notes to Lectures by John Keill on Optics and Hydrostatics
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John Ivory (b.1692) matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford in 1707. John Keill (1671-1721), Scottish mathematician and astronomer, lectured at Oxford University from 1694, expounding Newtonian principles. He became assistant to Dr. Millington, Sedleian Professor, in 1699, published his lectures in 1701 as Introductio ad veram physicam, and was elected Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford in 1712.
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Purchased at Christie's, South Kensington, 5th July 1995.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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