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Michell, John 1724?-1793

Overview
Works: 19 works in 176 publications in 4 languages and 1,888 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Q111, 530.092
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Most widely held works by John Michell
Proposal of a method for measuring degrees of longitude upon parallels of the æquator by John Michell( Book )

21 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 112 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 )

4 editions published between 1768 and 1970 in English and held by 72 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 37 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
A treatise of artificial magnets : in which is shewn an easy and expeditious method of making them, superior to the best natural ones by John Michell( )

2 editions published between 1751 and 2005 in English and held by 15 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 )

2 editions published in 1765 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Weighing the world : the Reverend John Michell of Thornhill
Alternative Names
John Michell anglický filosof

John Michell astronomo, geologo e fisico inglese

John Michell britisk geolog og astronom

John Michell brittisk geolog och astronom

John Michell englischer Naturphilosoph und Geologe

John Michell wetenschapper

Michell, J. 1724?-1793

Michell, J. (John), 1724?-1793

Michell, John 1724?-1793

Джон Мичъл

Мичелл, Джон

جان میشل ستاره‌شناس و زمین‌شناس بریتانیایی

ジョン・ミッチェル

约翰·米切尔

約翰·米歇爾

Languages
English (149)

French (25)

Latin (1)

German (1)

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