Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Castlemain's Globe (1677)

The Royal Society is making all of its archive material searchable and much of it free. HERE.

As an example below is two pages from the Proceedings of 1677-1678 mentioning Joseph Moxon. Not only his Mechanicks Exercises but also the invention by the Earl of Castlemaine of a new kind of globe. 

The description includes the following timing;

... exposed to sale about August next (God willing).







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