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The Quarterly Journal Volume 11 (Paperback) Loot Price: R350
Discovery Miles 3 500
The Quarterly Journal Volume 11 (Paperback): Royal Institution of Great Britain

The Quarterly Journal Volume 11 (Paperback)

Royal Institution of Great Britain

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ... Art. XII. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. The following papers have been read at the table of the Royal Society since the Christmas vacation. January 18, 1821.--An account of the comparison of various British standards of linear measure, by Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S. An account of the urinary organs and urine of two species of the genus Rana, byJohn Davy, M.D. F.R.S. Jan. 25. An account of a micrometer made of rock crystal, by Mr. George Dollond. Feb. 1.--The Bakerian lecture: on the best kind of steel and form of a compass needle, by Captain Henry Kater. Feb. 8.--Notice respecting a lunar volcano, by Captain Henry Kater. Feb, 15.--An account of observations of the eclipse of the sun on the 7th September, 1820, with the equatorial sector belonging to the RadclifTe Observatory, by the Reverend Abram Robertson, D.D. Sav. Prof. Astron. Feb 22--A further account of fossil bones, discovered in caverns in the limestone rock of Plymouth, by Joseph Whidbey, Esq. March 1.--On the aeriform compounds of charcoal and hydrogen, with an account of some additional experiments on the gases from oil and coal, by William Henry, M.D. March 8.--On the length of the seconds pendulum in different latitudes, by Captain Edward Sabine. March 15.--Observations on naphthaline, a peculiar substance resembling a concrete essential oil, which is apparently produced during the decomposition of coal tar by exposure to a red heat, by J. Kidd, M.D. Professor of Anatomy at Oxford. March 21.--On the papyri of Herculaneum, by Sir H. Davy, bart. P.R.S. March 28.--On the aberration of compound lenses and object glasses, by J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. An account of the skeleton of the Dugong, by Sir E. Home, Bart. Art. XIII. ANALYSIS OF SCIENTIFIC BOOKS. 1. A System...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Royal Institution of Great Britain
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 348
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-55995-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-55995-6
Barcode: 9780217559959

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