John Theophilus Desaguliers Bibliography

The Newtonian System of the World, the Best Model of Government: An Allegorical Poem 1728
A poem marking the accession to the throne of George II in 1727. Desaguliers was a scientist and popular lecturer in mechanics and optics. He also devised improvements to Thomas Savery’s steam engine and between 1719-22 served as grandmaster of British Freemasons.