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Half hours with modern scientists ... First- series.
New Haven, Conn., C.C. Chatfield & Co., 1872-
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Thomas Henry Huxley; George F Barker; James Hutchison Stirling; E D Cope; John Tyndall; Alfred Russel Wallace; Henry E Roscoe; William Huggins, Sir; Norman Lockyer, Sir; Charles A Young; Alfred M Mayer; Ogden N Rood
|Notes:||In first series, each part has half-title. In second series, each part has also special title-page.
"The five lectures in the First Series ... were first published as Nos. I-V of the University Scientific Series." cf. v. 1, p.  The lectures in the Second Series are nos. VI-X of the University series.
|Description:||volumes folded frontispiece (v.2) plates (some folded) 18 cm|
|Contents:||FIRST SERIES. General introduction. By Prest. Porter.--On the physical basis of life [by] Prof. T.H. Huxley.--Correlation of vital and physical forces [by] Prof. G.F. Barker.--As regards protoplasm --
Reply to Huxley [by] James Hutchison Stirling.--On the hypothesis of evolution [by] Prof. E.D. Cope.--Scientific addresses [by] Prof. John Tyndall.--SECOND SERIES. The action of natural selection on man. By Alfred Russel Wallace.--Spectrum analysis. By Prof. Roscoe.--Spectrum analysis in its application to the heavenly bodies. By William Huggins.--Spectrum analysis as applied to the sun. By J. Norman Lockyer.--The sun and the phenomena of its atmosphere. By Prof. C.A. Young.--The earth a great magnet. By Prof. A.M. Mayer.--The mysteries of the voice and ear. By Prof. O.N. Rood.