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LIFE AND LETTERS OF JAMES DAVID FORBES, F.R.S.
(Forbes). Shairp, John Campbell; Tait, Peter Guthrie and Adams-Reilly, A.

LIFE AND LETTERS OF JAMES DAVID FORBES, F.R.S.

London: Macmillan and Co. 1873.
1st Ed. Royal 8vo. [xvi] + 598pp. + [ii] adverts. Port. frontis., vignette t.p., 2 ports., 4 tipped in ills. from photos., folding map. Some light marginal browning and sporadic spotting, hinges tender but firm, from the library of Jack Meadows, original gilt lettered cloth lightly soiled and rubbed, sl. wear to corners, sm. nick to cloth towards head of upper board, head of spine bumped with sm. split, unopened in parts. James David Forbes (18091868) Scottish physicist and glaciologist who worked extensively on the conduction of heat and seismolog inventor of the seismometer in 1842.
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