A Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

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Page 78 - An address delivered at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London, on the 19th of February, 1841 ; and the announcement of the award of the Wollaston medal and donation fund for the same year.
Page 33 - On the Vegetation of the Carboniferous Period as compared with that of the present day," published in 1848, was an important contribution to the science.
Page 49 - Professor j^ettrg made contributions to science in electricity, electro-magnetism, meteorology, capillarity, acoustics, and in other branches of physics ; he published valuable memoirs in the transactions of various learned societies of which he was a member; and devoted thirty-two years of his life to making the Smithsonian Institution what its founder intended it to be, an efficient instrument for the "increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Page 6 - INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY. Intended to convey Practical Knowledge of the Science, and comprising the most important recent discoveries ; with explanations of the facts and phenomena which serve to confirm or invalidate various Geological Theories. By ROBERT BAKEWELL.
Page 95 - The Ocean, Atmosphere, and Life. Being the Second Series of a Descriptive History of the Life of the Globe.
Page 120 - On the Accidents which Occur in the Mines of Cornwall, in consequence of the Premature Explosion of Gunpowder in Blasting Rocks, and on the Methods to be Adopted for Preventing it, by the introduction of a Safety Bar, and an Instrument termed the Shifting Cartridge.
Page 88 - An act to promote the progress of useful arts, and to repeal the act heretofore made for that purpose.
Page 55 - FRS, FGS, &c., of the British Museum. Assisted by Professor John Morris, MA,FGS, &c., and Robert Etheridge, FRS, L. & E., FGS, &c., of the Museum of Practical Geology. 8vo, cloth. 1866 to 1884.
Page 58 - A Geological Essay on the Imperfect Evidence in support of a Theory of the Earth...
Page 77 - Memorial of sundry proprietors and managers of American steam vessels, on the impolicy and injustice of certain enactments contained in the law relating to steamboats, asking to be restored to the rights and privileges which belong to other citizens engaged in navigation.

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