by [Geography / Physics / Science, Offprint/extract Collection] CROLL, James (1821-1890), F.R.S.
Edinburgh,: 1855-1874., 1855. 8vo. [pagination varies]. Plates, figures. Contemporary mauve blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; small spine paper label, some fading. Very good. CONTENTS:  Sir William Thomson [Lord Kelvin] (1824-1907), Geological Climate. Glasgow, 1873. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO JAMES CROLL "from the author with kind regards.  William Crookes (1832-1919), F.R.S., The Mechanical Action of Light. London, 1875. /  William Crookes (1832-1919), F.R.S., The Mechanical Action of Light. A lecture delivered at the Royal Institution . . . London, 1876. /  William Crookes (1832-1919), F.R.S., On the Movement of the Glass Case of a Radiometer. On Repulsion Resulting from Radiation – Influence of the Residual Gas. Notes on the Radiometer. On the influence of the residual gas on the movement of the Radiometer. London, 1876. /  William Crookes (1832-1919), F.R.S., On repulsion resulting from radiation. Preliminary note on the otheoscope. London, 1877. /  William Crookes (1832-1919), F.R.S., Experimental contributions to the theory of the Radiometer. London, 1877. /  Pliny Earle Chase (1820-1886), Denominational education in the Society of Friends : an address delivered in Portland, Maine, 6 Mo., 11th, 1877 : before the members of the Yearly Meeting of Friends for New England, and others : at the request of the Committee on Secular Education of that meeting. . /  Pliny Earle Chase (1820-1886), The Gamut of Light. 1877. /  Pliny Earle Chase (1820-1886), The Music of the Spheres. 1877. /  Pliny Earle Chase (1820-1886), Planetary Mechanics. Oct., 1877. /  William A. Norton (1810-1883), Results of experiments on the set of bars of wood, iron, and steel, after a transverse stress. 1876. /  William A. Norton (1810-1883), Results of experiments on contact resistance. 1876. /  William A. Norton (1810-1883), Coggia's Comet – its physical condition and structure. Physical theory of comets. 1878. /  Daniel Kirkwood (1814-1895), On eight meteoric fireballs seen in the United States from July, 1876, to February, 1877. Kirkwood's most significant contribution came from his study of asteroid orbits. /  Daniel Kirkwood (1814-1895), On the relative ages of the Sun and certain of the Fixed Stars. 1877. /  Daniel Kirkwood (1814-1895), On Croll's Hypothesis of the Origin of Solar and Sidereal Heat. 1878. "The theory of Dr. Croll may be regarded as a compromise between the mathematicians, represented by Thomson, Tait and Newcomb, and the geologists of the uniformitarian school, represented by Playfair, Lyell, Darwin, etc. ..." /  Rev. Samuel Haughton (1821-1897), F.R.S., Address on the Relation of Food to Work, and its bearing on medical practice . . . Dublin, 1868. PRINTE: "Presented by the Author." /  Rev. Samuel Haughton (1821-1897), F.R.S., On some elementary principles in Animal Mechanics. – No. V. On the most perfect form of a plane quadrilateral muscle connecting two bones. 1872. /  Rev. Samuel Haughton (1821-1897), F.R.S., On some elementary principles in Animal Mechanics. – No. VII. The law of fatigue. 1875. /  Rev. Samuel Haughton (1821-1897), F.R.S., Notes on Physical Geology. No. III. On a new method of finding limits to the duration of certain geological periods. 1877. /  William Carpenter, M.D., Summary of recent observations on Ocean Temperature, made in H.M.S. 'Challenger,' and U.S.S. 'Tuscarora;' . . . London, 1875. /  William Carpenter, M.D., Lecture on the Temperature of the Deep-Sea Bottom, and condition by which it is determined. 1877. /  John Young Buchanan, (c.1844-1925) chemist on board the H.M.S. 'Challenger,' On the determination, at sea, of the specific gravity of sea-water. 1875. /  T.E. Thorpe, Ph.D., & A.W. Rücker, On the Expansion of Sea-Water by Heat. 1876. Inscribed by the author, "with the author's compliments". / [24a] John Aitken, On ocean circulation. 2876-77. /  John Aitken, On the Rigidity produced by centrifugal force. XIV. Experiments illustrating rigidity produced by centrifugal force. 1876. /  Henry Muirhead, M.D., (c.1814–1890), Fellow of the Glasgow Philosophical Society, On the Genesis of Atoms, Worlds, and Sunspots. 1875. Inscribed, "With Dr. Muirhead's Compliments." Added manuscript marginalia. /  Henry Muirhead, M.D., (c.1814–1890), On the Current Doctrines of Attraction and Energy . . . 1876. More marginalia. /  J. Falconer King, Note on Spontaneous Combustion. 1876. /  Robert Bellamy Clifton, F.R.S., (1836-1921), On the Difference of Potential produced by the Contact of different Substances. 1877. /  G. Carey Foster, Address to the Mathematical and Physical Section of the British Association. 1877. Inscribed "with kind regards from the author." /  Rev. Robert Main. Annual Address. 1875. /  Arthur W. Wright (183601915), On the gases contained in Meteorites. 1876. / [32a] Simon Newcomb, Review of Croll's Climate and Time with especial reference to the physical theories of climate maintained therein. / [32b] Othniel Charles Marsh (1831-1899), Principal Characters of the Brontotheridae. With 4 plates. /  Prof. O.N. Rood, Experiments on the nature of the force involved in Crookes' Radiometer. 1876. /  Alexander Sutherland (1852-1902), On the probability that a connexion of causation with be shown to exist between the attraction of gravitation and the molecular energy of matter. [Royal Society of Melbourne] 1878. /  William Coutie, Natural Philosophy and Modern Chemistry. Troy, NY, 1876. /  William Coutie, The Origin of the Sun's Heat, and the chemical constitution of the matter of his system. 1875. /  Willoughby Smith (1828-1891), Selenium: its electrical qualities, and the effect of light thereon. 1877. Smith, an English electrical engineer, discovered the photoconductivity of the element selenium. This discovery led to the invention of photoelectric cells, including those used in the earliest television systems. /  Rev. Bourchier Wrey Savile, Heathen Cosmogonies Compared with the Hebrew. 1876. Inscribed "From the author." /  John Gray M'Kendrick. The Future of Physiological Research. Edinburgh, 1876. /  John Gray M'Kendrick. Introductory Lecture at the Opening of the Session 1875-76 of the Edinburgh Royal Veterinary College. 1875. /  Jas. R. Napier; John Gray M'Kendrick. On the Chemical and Microscopical Analysis of an Unsound Wine. 1878. /  Glasgow Sheriff Court. (Before Sheriff Guthrie.) Interesting question as to the quality of wine. (Inventory #: S13224)
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