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British Association for the Advancement of Science.
A collection of Addresses and sundry lectures delivered at meetings of the Association in the years 1870-1879.
1870. 8vo. Together 39 items, each issued in offprint with separate pagination, bound in contemporary half calf, recently rebacked to style. This collection comprises addresses delivered at the Association s meetings (by Thomas H. Huxley, 1870; William Thomson, 1871; Thomas Andrews, 1876; Allen Thomson, 1877; William Spottiswoode, 1878; G. J. Allman, 1879), as well as those to the various sections: Geology (Archibald Geikie, 1871; Edward Hull, 1874; F. J. Evans, 1876; J. Young, 1876; W. Pengelly, 1877; Clements R. Markham, 1879), Biology (Alfred Russel Wallace, 1876; Alfred Newton, 1876; J. Gwyn Jeffreys, 1877; William Henry Flower, 1878; St. John Mivart, 1879), Ethnology and Anthropology (John Evans, 1870; Francis Galton, 1877; Edward B. Tylor, 1879), Economic Science (George Campbell, 1876; Professor Ingram, 1878; G. Shaw Lefevre, 1879), Chemistry (William Henry Perkin, 1876; Professor Abel, 1877; Maxwell Simpson, 1878), Mathematics and Physics (G. Carey Foster, 1877; G. Johnstone Stoney, 1879), Mechanical Science (Charles W. Merrifield, 1876; Edward Easton, 1878; J. Robinson, 1879), and Anatomy (P. H. Pye-Smith, 1879). Also bound in are the following free-standing works: Report of the Kew Committee, 1870; An Examination of the Belfast Address of the British Association, 1874, from a Scientific Point of View by John Eliot Howard (London, 1875); Catalogue of a Collection of Irish Antiquities exhibited in the Ulster Minor Hall, on the occasion of the Forty-Fourth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 19th August, 1874 (Belfast: Printed at the No … [Click Below for Full Description]
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