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Herschel at the Cape; diaries and correspondence of Sir John Herschel, 1834-1838.

Author: John F W Herschel; David S Evans
Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press [1969]
Series: History of science series (Austin, Tex.), no. 1.
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Record of his years spent making astronomical observations at the Cape of Good Hope.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herschel, John F.W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871.
Herschel at the Cape.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1969]
(OCoLC)609824111
Named Person: John F W Herschel; John F W Herschel; John F W Herschel; John F W Herschel, Sir; John F W Herschel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F W Herschel; David S Evans
ISBN: 0292783876 9780292783874
OCLC Number: 23821
Description: xxxv, 398 pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 24 cm.
Contents: 1833: The diary: selected entries --
The diary: November 13 to December 27 --
Letters to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
A scientific notebook of Sir John's --
1834: The diary: January 1 to January 22 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: January 24 to March 27 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
The diary: March 30 to June 6 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: June 8 to July 17 --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
The diary: July 18 to November 15 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The travel diary --
The diary: November 16 to December 25 --
The diary: occasional memoranda and observations --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
1835: The diary: January 1 to February 22 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: February 23 to May 17 --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: May 22 to September 5 --
The travel diary --
The diary: September 6 to October 22 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: October 25 to November 7 --
The travel diary --
The diary: November 8 to November 10 --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
The diary: November 28 to December 30; occasional memoranda --
1836: The diary: January 4 to January 12 --
The travel diary --
The diary: February 5 to February 7 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: March 2 to March 8 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: March 9 to May 5 --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: May 6 to October 3 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: October 5 to October 8 --
The travel diary --
The diary: October 27 to December 31; Occasional memoranda --
1837: The pocket book: January 1 to February 17 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: March 19 to April 6 --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
The diary: April 7 to May 7 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: May 10 to August 30 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
The diary: September 14 to November 15 --
A letter to Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
The diary: November 18 to December 31; occasional memoranda; observations --
1838: The diary: January 31 to May 15 --
A letter to James Calder Stewart --
The diary: selected entries.
Series Title: History of science series (Austin, Tex.), no. 1.
Responsibility: Edited with an introd. by David S. Evans [and others].

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Record of his years spent making astronomical observations at the Cape of Good Hope.

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