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Willis, Robert 1800-1875

Overview
Works: 41 works in 269 publications in 3 languages and 2,822 library holdings
Genres: History  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: LF110, 612.1
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Most widely held works about Robert Willis
 
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 )

23 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Servetus and Calvin; a study of an important epoch in the early history of the reformation by Robert Willis( Book )

21 editions published between 1877 and 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anatomical disquisition on the motion of the heart & blood in animals by William Harvey( Book )

6 editions published between 1907 and 1923 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu chan shu le xue ye xun huan li lun, you ci tui fan le tong zhi xi fang yi xue he sheng li xue chang da yi qian wu bai duo nian de gai lun xue shuo, wei jin dai ke xue sheng li xue dian ding le ji chu
The architectural history of Canterbury cathedral by Robert Willis( Book )

23 editions published between 1845 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 129 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 )

22 editions published between 1841 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 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
William Harvey; a history of the discovery of the circulation of the blood by Robert Willis( Book )

6 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectural history of some English cathedrals: a collection in two parts of papers delivered during the years 1842-1863 by Robert Willis( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the architecture of the middle ages, especially of Italy by Robert Willis( Book )

12 editions published between 1835 and 2012 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architectural history of Glastonbury Abbey by Robert Willis( Book )

10 editions published between 1866 and 1990 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical essays on mill work and other machinery by Robertson Buchanan( Book )

5 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architectural history of Winchester Cathedral by Robert Willis( Book )

16 editions published between 1846 and 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Album de Villard de Honnecourt, architecte du XIIIe siècle by Villard( Book )

10 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy city. Historical, topographical, and antiquarian notices of Jerusalem by George Williams( Book )

4 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the decrease of disease effected by the progress of civilization by K. F. H Marx( Book )

8 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architectural history of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem by Robert Willis( Book )

7 editions published between 1849 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architectural history of Chichester cathedral by Robert Willis( Book )

7 editions published between 1861 and 1972 in English and held by 36 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 30 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 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the construction of the vaults of the middle ages by Robert Willis( Book )

10 editions published between 1842 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and EtonThe architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton
Alternative Names
Robert Willis

Willis, R.

Willis, R. 1800-1875

Willis, R. (Robert), 1800-1875.

Уиллис, Роберт

Languages
English (219)

Spanish (6)

Latin (1)

Covers
Servetus and Calvin; a study of an important epoch in the early history of the reformationThe architectural history of Canterbury cathedralPrinciples of mechanismThe architectural history of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at JerusalemThe architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and EtonThe architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton