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Varley (D.H.) & Others

Sir John Herschel at the Cape 1834 - 1838

Published: QBSAL, Cape Town, 1958

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[Herschel (Sir John)] Sir John Herschel at the Cape 1834 - 1838. . Reprinted from QBSAL, Cape Town 1958 ,br> 8vo., 43pp. (29-82), with colour frontispiece and eighteen b/w plates; original drab printed stiff paper wrappers.
Reprinted from volume 12, no.2, (1957) of the Quarterly Bulletin of the South African Library.
This important pamphlet contains a number of scholarly articles on Herschel including: \'Sir John Herschel at the Cape, Introduction\' by D.H.Varley; \'Sir John Herscel (1792-1871)\' by R.H. Stoy; \'The Astronomical Work of Sir John Herschel at the Cape\' by David S. Evans; \'Sir John Herschel\'s Contribution to Educational Developments at the Cape of Good Hope\' by E.G. Pells; \'The Cape in the 1830s\' by A.M. Lewin Robinson; \'Notes on the Camera Lucida\' (unsigned). Concludes with a list of publications by and about Herschel.
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 8vo.
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