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Jenkin, Fleeming, 1833-1885.
Papers, literary, scientific, &c.
London, New York, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1887
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fleeming Jenkin; Sidney Colvin; J A Ewing
|Description:||2 volumes illustrations, portraits (including frontispiece) diagrams (8 folded) 23 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin, by R.L. Stevenson. Papers by Fleeming Jenkin.--Literature and drama: The 'Agamemnon' and 'Trachiniæ'. On the Antique Greek Dress for Women. Mrs. Beverley, and Lady Macbeth. Mrs. Siddons as Queen Katharine, Mrs. Beverly, and Lady Randolph. Talma on the actor's art. Artist and critic. Griselda. On rhythm in English verse. A fragment on George Eliot.--Speculative science: Lucretius and the atomic theory. Darwin and the origin of species. A fragment on truth. v. 2. Political economy: Trade-unions: how far legitimate. The graphic representation of the laws of supply and demand, and their application to labour. On the principles which regulate the incidence of taxes. The time-labour system. Is one man's gain another man's loss?--Scientific and technical education: Technical education. On scientific teaching in laboratories.--Appllied science: Prefatory note, by. Prof. J.A. Ewing. Submarine telegraphy. Telpherage. On the applition of graphic methods to the determination of the efficiency of machinery.--Abstracts of Fleeming Jenkin's scientific papers: List of Professor Jenkin's British patents.|
|Responsibility:||by the late Fleeming Jenkin. Edited by Sidney Colvin, M.A., and J.A. Ewing, F.R.S. With a memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson.|