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The Molecular Tactics of Crystals
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford 1894 - "The Molecular Tactics of Crystals" by William Thompson, 1st Baron Kelvin (or Lord Kelvin). Published in 1894 by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. The book measures 5.75'' x 9'' and is 59 pages. The book is in fair condition. The boards and spine are sunned and scuffed, and the spine is worn on part of the title, partially obscuring it. The corners are bumped and scuffed, and there is shelf wear on the spine. The text block is nearly detached from the boards. Remnant of a missing endpaper on the title page. Heavy toning and foxing on the pastedowns. One of the rear endpapers is completely detached form the binding. Some foxing on the text block but it is largely clean and complete. "William Thompson, 1st Baron Kelvin.was a Scots-Irish mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824.Absolute temperatures are stated in units of kelvin in his honour. While the existence of a lower limit to temperature (absolute zero) was known prior to his work, Lord Kelvin is widely known for determining its correct value as approximately ¿273.15 degree Celsius or ¿459.67 degree Fahrenheit." - Wikipedia This book will be of value to anybody with an interest in scientific history or with science and chemistry more generally. The author is a man who made lasting contributions to the field and who even has a unit of measurement named after him. Inventory # (H6-92) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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