The Tides and Kindred Phenomena in the Solar System. The Substance of Lectures Delivered in 1897 at the Lowell Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
by DARWIN, Sir George Howard (1845-1912).
London:: John Murray, 1898., 1898. 8vo. 342,  pp. 43 figs., index. Navy gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed, corners showing. Ownership inscription of Theodore E. R. Phillips, Ryde House, Crydon [U.K.]. Very good. First edition. George Howard Darwin, KCB FRS FRSE (1845-1912), son of Charles Darwin, was an English barrister and astronomer. PROVENANCE: Theodore Evelyn Reece Phillips (1868-1942) was an English Astronomer and Vicar of Headley. In 1883 he was appointed Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. He studied tidal forces involving the Sun, Moon, and Earth, and formulated the fission theory of Moon formation. In 1918 he was awarded the Jackson-Gwilt Medal by the Royal Astronomical Society.
(Inventory #: RW1380)
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