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A calendar of the correspondence of Sir John Herschel

Author: Michael J Crowe; David R Dyck; James J Kevin
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This major new reference work provides for the first time summaries, descriptions, and documentation for 14,815 letters written by or sent to Sir John Herschel (1792-1871).

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Records and correspondence
Letters
Correspondence
Named Person: John F W Herschel; John F W Herschel; John Herschel; John F W Herschel; John Herschel, Sir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Crowe; David R Dyck; James J Kevin
ISBN: 0521631491 9780521631495
OCLC Number: 39093628
Description: 828 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1. Provenance list; 2. Abbreviations and Symbols Used for Physical Descriptions; 3. The correspondence; 4. Undated letters; 5. Appendix I: Bibliography of Publications by John Herschel: 6. Apppendix II: Bibliography of Works Containing Printed Herschel Correspondence: 7. Appendix III: Bibliography of Publications on John Herschel: 8. Appendix IV: Bibliography Register and Index of Correspondents: 9. Bibliography of sources for bibliographical register; 10. Index.
Responsibility: editor, Michael J. Crowe, associate editors, David R. Dyck, James J. Kevin.
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