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Michell, John 1724?-1793

Overview
Works: 21 works in 125 publications in 3 languages and 1,446 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Classifications: Q111, 509
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Publications about  John Michell Publications about John Michell
Publications by  John Michell Publications by John Michell
posthumous Publications by John Michell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Michell
A treatise of artificial magnets in which is shewn an easy and expeditious method of making them, superior to the best natural ones: ... By J. Michell by John Michell ( Book )
26 editions published between 1750 and 2005 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proposal of a method for measuring degrees of longitude upon parallels of the æquator by John Michell ( Book )
18 editions published between 1767 and 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inquiry into the probable parallax, and magnitude of the fixed stars from the quantity of light which they afford us, and the particular circumstances of their situation by John Michell ( Book )
18 editions published between 1768 and 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weighing the world the Reverend John Michell of Thornhill by Russell McCormmach ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book about John Michell (1724-93) has two parts. The first and longest part is biographical, an account of Michell's home setting (Nottinghamshire in England), the clerical world in which he grew up (Church of England), the university (Cambridge) where he studied and taught, and the scientific activities he made the center of his life. The second part is a complete edition of his known letters. Half of his letters have not been previously published; the other half are brought together in one place for the first time. The letters touch on all aspects of his career, and because they are in h
Traités sur les aimans artificiels contenant une méthode courte & aisée pour les composer & leur donner une vertu supérieure à celle des aimans ordinaires ... by John Michell ( Book )
3 editions published in 1752 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoir of John Michell by Archibald Geikie ( Book )
3 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recommendation of Hadley's quadrant for surveying : especially the surveying of harbours : together with a particular application of it in some cases of pilotage by John Michell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1765 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the means of discovering the distance, magnitude, &c. of the fixed stars by John Michell ( )
1 edition published in 1784 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of artificial magnets ... By J. Michell by John Michell ( )
1 edition published in 1751 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Michell, J. (John), 1724?-1793
Languages
English (113)
French (10)
Latin (1)
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