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

By: Rolfe, W.J. And Gillet, J.A.

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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.

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

Author Name: Rolfe, W.J. And Gillet, J.A.

Categories: Antiquarian and Pre 1900, Science and Medicine, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Edition: No Additional or Previous Printings

Publisher: New York and Chicago, Potter, Ainsworth and Co.: 1874

Binding: Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition: Good to Very Good

Size: Small 8vo. 7.75 Inches Tall

Seller ID: 2560

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