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[Collection of articles on magnetism and electricity].

Author: John MacdonaldTimothy Lane, Esq.William Charles WellsJ G ChildrenAlexander Philip Wilson PhilipAll authors
Publisher: [1795-1838]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1850
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Macdonald; Timothy Lane, Esq.; William Charles Wells; J G Children; Alexander Philip Wilson Philip; Edward Sabine, Sir; Peter Barlow; George Fisher, Rev.; S Hunter Christie; Henry Foster; William Ritchie; Francis Watkins, scientific instrument maker.; W Snow Harris, Sir; James David Forbes; Thomas Stephens Davies; J Frederic Daniell; Edward John Johnson
OCLC Number: 611597230
Notes: Collection title devised by cataloger.
Detached from: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London, v. 85 (1795), v. 88 (1798), v. 95 (1805), v. 105 (1815), v. 107 (1817), v. 112 (1822), v. 115 (1825), v. 117 (1827), v. 123 (1833), v. 125 (1835), v. 126 (1836), v. 127 (1837), v. 128 (1838); Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 13 (1836).
Binding: Contemporary half calf over marbled boards; gold-stamped morocco spine label; sprinkled red edges.
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps, charts, plans ; 27 cm.
Contents: [1] Observations of the diurnal variation of the magnetic needle, in the island of St. Helena, with a continuation of the observations at Fort Marlborough, in the island of Sumatra / John Macdonald (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 88) --
[2] On the magnetic attraction of oxides of iron / Timothy Lane (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 95) --
[3] Observations on the influence, which incites the muscles of animals to contract in Mr. Galvani's experiments / William Charles Wells (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 85) --
[4] An account of some experiments with a large voltaic battery / J.G. Children (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 105) --
[5] On the effects of galvanism in restoring the due action of the lungs / A.P. Wilson Philip (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 107) --
[6] An account of experiments to determine the amount of the dip of the magnetic needle in London, in August 1821 / Edward Sabine (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 112) --
[7] Some positions respecting the influence of the voltaic battery in obviating the effects of the division of the eighth pair of nerves / A.P. Wilson Philip (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 112) --
[8] On the anomalous magnetic action of hot iron between the white and blood-red heat / Peter Barlow (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 112) --
[9] Magnetical experiments made principally in the south part of Europe and in Asia Minor, during the years 1827 to 1832 / George Fisher (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 123) --
[10] On the effects of temperature on the intensity of magnetic forces, and on the diurnal variation of the terrestrial magnetic intensity / Samuel Hunter Christie (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 115) --
[11] On the mutual action of the particles of magnetic bodies, and on the law of variation of the magnetic forces generated at different distances during rotation / S.H. Christie (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 117) --
[12] Corrections to the reductions of Lieutenant Foster's observations on atmospherical refractions at Port Bowen / Henry Foster (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 117) --
[13] Experimental researches in electro-magnetism and magneto-electricity / William Ritchie (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 123) --
[14] On the magnetic powers of soft iron / Francis Watkins (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 123) --
[15] On improvements in the instruments and methods employed in determining the direction and intensity of the terrestrial magnetic force / S. Hunter Christie (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 123) --
[16] On the present situation of the magnetic lines of equal variation, and their changes on the terrestrial surface / Peter Barlow (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 123) --
[17] On the investigation of magnetic intensity by the oscillations of the horizontal needle / W. Snow Harris (Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh, v. 13) --
[18] An account of some experiments on the electricity of tourmaline, and other minerals, when exposed to heat / James D. Forbes (Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh, v. 13) --
[19] Geometrical investigations concerning the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism / Thomas Stephens Davies (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 125) --
[20] Geometrical investigations concerning the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism, Second series, On the number of points at which a magnetic needle can take a position vertical to the earth's surface / Thomas Stephens Davies (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 126) --
[21] On voltaic combinations, in a letter addressed to Michael Faraday / J. Frederic Daniell (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 126) --
[22] Additional observations on voltaic combinations, in a letter addressed to Michael Faraday / J. Frederic Daniell (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 126) --
[23] Report of magnetic experiments tried on board an iron steam-vessel / Edward J. Johnson (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 126) --
[24] Discussion of the magnetical observations made by Captain Back, R.N. during his late Arctic expedition / S. Hunter Christie (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 126) --
[25] Further observations on voltaic combinations, in a letter addressed to Michael Faraday / J. Frederic Daniell (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 127) --
[26] Magnetical observations made in the West Indies, on the north coast of Brazil and North America, in the years 1834, 1835, 1836, and 1837, by Captain Sir Everard Home / reduced by the Rev. George Fisher (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 128) --
[27] Fourth letter on voltaic combinations, with reference to the mutual relations of the generating and conducting surfaces / J. Frederic Daniell (Phil. trans. R. Soc. London, v. 128).
Other Titles: Treatises on magnetism & galvanism

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