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Natural Philosophy. For High Schools and Academies.The Cambridge Course of Physics by  J.A  W.J. And Gillet - Hardcover - No Additional or Previous Printings - 1874 - from Ravenroost Books and Biblio.com

Natural Philosophy. For High Schools and Academies.The Cambridge Course of Physics

by Rolfe, W.J. And Gillet, J.A

Condition: Good to Very Good


New York and Chicago: Potter, Ainsworth and Co., 1874. viii.405 pgs.+ 2 world maps. Good to Very Good condition original cloth hardcover. Overall wear and rubbing to edges and corners. Light foxin and penciled notes on front endpapers. Endpaper wear to rear hinge, binding sound. Colored frontis plate with intact protective tissue. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and figured, two bicolored world maps in rear showing variation and distribution of atmospheric pressure [circa 1874 climate]. Natural philosopy in this era was inclusive of several disciplines of the physical sciences, hence sections on mechanics, sound, light, heat, electricity. Contents: I. Mechanics: Pressure, Motion, Machines and Sources of Mechanical Power; II. Sound: Nature and Propagation of Sound, Musical Instruments; III. Light: Nature and Propagation of Light, Optical Instruments; IV. Heat: Nature and Propagation of Heat, Effects of heat on Bodies, Thermal Instruments; V.Electricity: MAgnetism, Nature and Sources of Electricity, Electrical Machines and Applications of Electricity; Appendix: Physics of the Atmosphere, Sources and Conversion of Energy, Notes, Questions for Review and Examination; Index. Book #2560.. No Additional or Previous Printings. Cloth Hardcover. Good to Very Good. Small 8vo. 7.75 Inches Tall.
  • Bookseller: Ravenroost Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2560
  • Title: Natural Philosophy. For High Schools and Academies.The Cambridge Course of Physics
  • Author: Rolfe, W.J. And Gillet, J.A
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good to Very Good
  • Edition: No Additional or Previous Printings
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Potter, Ainsworth and Co.
  • Place: New York and Chicago
  • Date published: 1874
  • Keywords: Natural Philosophy, W.J. Rolfe, J.A. Gillet, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Vintage, Mechanics, Machines, Physical Properties, Sound, Light, Optical Instruments , Microscope, Telescope Voice, the Human Ear, Heat, Radiation, Electricity, Magnetism, Physic
  • Bookseller catalogs: COMPLETE CATALOG; NON-FICTION, TEXT AND REFERENCE BOOKS; ANTIQUARIAN AND PRE 1900; Science and Medicine;
  • Subjects: REFERENCE / Almanacs;
  • Size: Small 8vo. 7.75 Inches Tall


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