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Willis, Robert 1800-1875

Overview
Works: 77 works in 252 publications in 2 languages and 2,104 library holdings
Genres: History  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: LF110, 378.42
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Most widely held works by Robert Willis
The architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton by Robert Willis( Book )
22 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Practical essays on mill work and other machinery by Robertson Buchanan( )
5 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The architectural history of Canterbury cathedral by Robert Willis( Book )
23 editions published between 1845 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revised and reset edition of the authoritative Victorian work.Professor Willis marries eyewitness accounts by Eadmer, Gervase and other sources, such as William of Malmesbury and Matthew Paris, with his own acute observations, creating a vivid impression of the Saxon, Norman and later cathedral. The text is interspersed with superb wood engravings which, in many cases, offer a clarity which is hard to achieve with photography
Principles of mechanism by Robert Willis( Book )
15 editions published between 1841 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Willis (1800-1875) was a scientist, inventor and architectural historian of international repute. As Jacksonian Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy at Cambridge, he demonstrated specially made mechanical devices to huge audiences. First published in 1841, Principles of Mechanism provided the theory behind the demonstrations. He defined mechanism as the means by which any relations of motion could be realised. The book was extremely influential, with all books in English, French, and German on the subject for the next
The architectural history of Glastonbury Abbey by Robert Willis( Book )
7 editions published between 1866 and 1990 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarks on the architecture of the middle ages, especially of Italy by Robert Willis( Book )
6 editions published between 1835 and 2010 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise on the strength of materials with rules for application in architecture, the construction of suspension bridges, railways, etc by Peter Barlow( Book )
6 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive work from the 19th century covers the strength of materials with regard to construction of buildings, bridges and railways, etc. and includes an appendix on the power of locomotive engines and the effect of inclined planes and gradients
The architectural history of Winchester Cathedral by Robert Willis( Book )
16 editions published between 1846 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Holy city. Historical, topographical, and antiquarian notices of Jerusalem by George Williams( Book )
3 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The architectural history of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem by Robert Willis( Book )
4 editions published between 1849 and 2005 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The architectural history of Chichester cathedral by Robert Willis( Book )
6 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the construction of the vaults of the middle ages by Robert Willis( Book )
9 editions published between 1842 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton by Robert Willis( Book )
10 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton by Robert Willis( Book )
9 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Architectural nomenclature of the middle ages by Robert Willis( Book )
7 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton by Robert Willis( Book )
7 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The architectural history of York Cathedral by Robert Willis( Book )
3 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Holy city; or, Historical, topographical notices of Jerusalem; with some account of its antiquities and of its present condition by George Williams( )
3 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Willis
Willis, R.
Willis, R. 1800-1875
Willis, R. (Robert), 1800-1875.
Languages
English (168)
Spanish (5)
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