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Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William) 1792-1871

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Works: 608 works in 1,765 publications in 9 languages and 15,777 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Observations  Popular works  Essays  Terminology  Autographs  Textbooks  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Former owner, Honoree, Editor, Correspondent, Recipient, Photographer, ed, Dedicatee
Classifications: QB36.H59, 520.924
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Outlines of astronomy by John F. W Herschel( Book )

219 editions published between 1837 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A preliminary discourse on the study of natural philosophy. A facsim. of the 1830 ed by John F. W Herschel( Book )

143 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Before all other things, man is distinguished by his pursuit and investigation of truth. And hence, when free from needful business and cares, we delight to see, to hear, and to communicate, and consider a knowledge of many admirable and abstruse things necessary to the good conduct and happiness of our lives: whence it is clear that whatsoever is trite, simple, and direct, the same is moat congenial to out nature as men. Closely allied with this earnest longing to see and know the troth, is a kind of dignified and princely sentiment which forbids a mind, naturally well constituted, to submit its faculties to any but those who announce it in precept or in doctrine, or to yield obedience to any orders but such as are at once just, lawful, and founded on utility. From this source spring greatness of mind and contempt of worldly advantages and troubles"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
A treatise on astronomy by John F. W Herschel( Book )

131 editions published between 1824 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matemático y astrónomo, sus trabajos iban dirigidos sobre todo a la correción de errores de las tablas astronómicas
Journal of a tour in unsettled parts of North America, in 1796 & 1797 by Francis Baily( Book )

15 editions published between 1856 and 1975 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Familiar lectures on scientific subjects by John F. W Herschel( Book )

46 editions published between 1866 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays from the Edinburgh and Quarterly reviews : with addresses and other pieces by John F. W Herschel( Book )

18 editions published between 1857 and 1981 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the chemical action of the rays of the solar spectrum on preparations of silver and other substances, both metallic and non-metallic, and on some photographic processes by John F. W Herschel( Book )

7 editions published in 1840 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the action of the rays of the solar spectrum on the Daguerreotype plate by John F. W Herschel( Book )

5 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Herschel's Cape voyage : private science, public imagination, and the ambitions of empire by Steven Ruskin( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herschel's decision to journey to the Cape for the purpose of surveying the southern heavens was of great significance to almost all of Britain and much of the continent. It is the purpose of this book to make a case for the scientific, cultural, and political significance of Herschel's Cape voyage and astronomical observations, as a means of demonstrating the relationship of scientific practice to broader aspects of imperial culture and politics in the nineteenth century."--Jacket
Meteorology from the Encyclopædia britannica by John F. W Herschel( Book )

22 editions published between 1861 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The metric system considered with reference to its introduction into the United States; embracing the reports of the Hon. John Quincy Adams, and the lecture of Sir John Herschel by Charles Davies( Book )

8 editions published between 1870 and 1874 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maclear & Herschel : letters & diaries at the Cape of Good Hope, 1834-1938 by Brian Warner( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traité du calcul différentiel et du calcul intégral by S. F Lacroix( Book )

5 editions published in 1816 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traité de la lumière by John F. W Herschel( Book )

in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of examples of the applications of the calculus of finite differences by John F. W Herschel( Book )

12 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light by John F. W Herschel( Book )

14 editions published between 1820 and 1849 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other suns than ours. A series of essays on suns--old, young, and dead, with other science gleanings, two essays on whist and correspondence with Sir John Herschel by Richard A Proctor( Book )

13 editions published between 1887 and 1908 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herschel at the Cape; diaries and correspondence of Sir John Herschel, 1834-1838 by John F. W Herschel( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Record of his years spent making astronomical observations at the Cape of Good Hope
Out of the shadows : Herschel, Talbot & the invention of photography by Larry J Schaaf( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over het werk van de twee Britse grondleggers van de fotografie
 
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A preliminary discourse on the study of natural philosophy. A facsim. of the 1830 ed
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Τζον Χέρσελ Άγγλος αστρονόμος και μαθηματικός

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ג'ון הרשל

הרשל, ג'ון פרדריק ויליאם 1792-1871

הרשל, ג'ון פרידריך וילהלם 1792-1871

جان هرشل ستاره‌شناس و عکاس بریتانیایی

جان ہرشل

جون هيرشل

जॉन हर्षल

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จอห์น เฮอร์เชล

존 허셜

ジョン・ハーシェル イギリスの天文学者、数学者

ハーシェル, ジョン

ヘルセル

約翰·赫歇爾

Languages
English (666)

French (60)

German (32)

Chinese (17)

Spanish (6)

Italian (5)

Polish (3)

Latin (2)

Russian (1)

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A preliminary discourse on the study of natural philosophy. A facsim. of the 1830 edA treatise on astronomyJohn Herschel's Cape voyage : private science, public imagination, and the ambitions of empireThe shadow of the telescope; a biography of John HerschelThe moon hoax ; or, A discovery that the moon has a vast population of human beingsThe Herschels and modern astronomyCyanotype : the history, science and art of photographic printing in Prussian blue