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Forbes, Eric G.

Overview
Works: 111 works in 257 publications in 3 languages and 2,190 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Conference proceedings  Catalogs  Biography  Local history  Directories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: QB82.G72, 522.1942162
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Most widely held works about Eric G Forbes
 
Most widely held works by Eric G Forbes
Greenwich Observatory ... the story of Britain's oldest scientific institution, the Royal Observatory at Greenwich and Herstmonceux, 1675-1975( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Euler-Mayer correspondence (1751-1755): a new perspective on eighteenth-century advances in the lunar theory by Leonhard Euler( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tobias Mayer's Opera inedita: the first translation of the Lichtenberg edition of 1775 by Tobias Mayer( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gresham lectures of John Flamsteed by John Flamsteed( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Society catalogue of portraits by Norman H Robinson( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human implications of scientific advance : proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the History of Science, Edinburgh, 10-15 August 1977 by International congress for the history of science( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tobias Mayer, (1723-62), pioneer of enlightened science in Germany by Eric G Forbes( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first astronomer royal by John Flamsteed( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed, scholarly work of reference, The Correspondence of John Flamsteed, The First Astronomer Royal: Volume 1 is an essential guide to the exciting developments in scientific thinking that occurred during the seventeenth century. It supplements the published correspondence of Isaac Newton and Henry Oldenburg, and will be an invaluable research tool, not only for historians of astronomy, but also for researchers examining how scientific thought developed." -- Publisher's information
The unpublished writings of Tobias Mayer by Tobias Mayer( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and German and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of scientific navigation : the solving in the 18th century of the problem of finding longitude at sea by Eric G Forbes( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human implications of scientific advance : proceedings of the XVth International Congress of the History of Science, Edinburgh, 10-15 August 1977 by International Congress of the History of Science( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Clerk Maxwell F.R.S.E., F.R.S. (1831-1879) by Eric G Forbes( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first Astronomer Royal by John Flamsteed( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index of fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh elected from 1783 to 1882 ... by Clare Gaffney( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenwich Observatory : the Royal Observatory at Greenwich and Herstmonceux, 1675-1975. Vol. 1. Origins and early history (1675-1835) by Eric G Forbes( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy and geography by Tobias Mayer( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artillery and mechanics by Tobias Mayer( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first Astronomer Royal by John Flamsteed( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first Astronomer Royal
Alternative Names
Eric Forbes Forbes, Eric Gray (1933–1984), historian of astronomy

Forbes, E. G.

Forbes, E. G. 1933-

Forbes, E. G. 1933-1984

Forbes, E. G. (Eric G.)

Forbes, E. G. (Eric G.), 1933-1984

Forbes, E. G. (Eric Gray), 1933-

Forbes, E. G. (Eric Gray), 1933-1984

Forbes, Eric G.

Forbes, Eric Gray

Forbes, Eric Gray 1933

Forbes, Eric Gray 1933-1984

Gray Forbes, Eric 1933-1984

Languages
English (124)

German (4)

French (1)

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The correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first Astronomer RoyalThe correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first Astronomer Royal