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Essays on scientific and other subjects contributed to the Edinburgh and Quarterly reviews /

by Sir Henry Holland.
Main Creator: Holland, Henry, Sir, 1st baronet, 1788-1873.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London : Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862
Notes:Publisher's advertisments on endpapers.

Physical description: v, 499 p. ; 23 cm. (8vo)

Half-title: Essays from the Edinburgh and Quarterly reviews

Table of Contents:
The progress and spirit of physical science
Life and organisation
Human longevity
Roman history : Julius Caesar
Physical geography of the sea : Atlantic Ocean
The Mediterranean Sea
Meteors and aerolites
Humboldt's cosmos : sidereal astronomy
Australia : coral reefs
Life of Dalton : atomic theory
Modern chemistry
Natural history of man.