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An Elementary Treatise on Electricity is a research book written by James Clerk Maxwell. The lecture notes made by Clerk Maxwell and given by him to members of the Cavendish Laboratory are in the basis of the book. There you can find the description of the experiments that show the most important facts about electric charge as a quantity which can be measured, also conclusions from these facts and the detail description of electricity as a phenomenon. The book contains 53 figures and 6 plates, as well as articles from Clerk Maxwell´s landmark book Electricity and Magnetism.
This is fascinating book which would be interesting both for children and for adults who still remember the holiday of Halloween and its attributes like carved pumpkins with candles inside, jack-lanterns, changing clothes, witches and everything like that. Ruth Edna Kelley describes the origins of the modern holiday of Halloween which can be found in the religious and cultural traditions of the ancient tribes including Celts, Irish, Scots, Welsh, Britons and Germans. The author also studies the development of Halloween in the 19th and 20th century and the role in plays in the life of Americans and other people in the world. The book also contains Halloween poems, games and fortune-telling.
This book is one of the print collection volumes of the Cornell University Library, and was first published and appeared in 1914. Owing to scan of the texts and Kirtas Technologies, which helped to convert the text to JPG 2000 format, one can find various marginal notes from the original edition on the pages of this volume. A classic work of G. Moxley Sorrel, amazingly perceptive and evocative sketches of high command of the Army of Northern Virginia, and of lesser known but important soldiers. The truth about the Civil War, written from memory.
"Readers of the super hit LaHaye/Jenkins series will enjoy a different perspective on the end-times, as Sydney Watson's novel of Christ's return takes place in turn-of-the-century London. In this classic story, journalist Tom Hammond becomes the witness of the scandal rapture of the church and its consequences. Set in London, the language and style of writing are definitely from that time period, and interesting facts about horse-drawn cabs, lighting lanterns when they enter a house really make this book charming. Reading "In the Twinkling of An Eye" might become an incredible experience for some readers as they will learn many things about the second coming of Christ. If you like the currently popular "Left Behind" books, then you will certainly enjoy this book too.
The orchid-grower's manual, containing descriptions of the best species and varieties of orchidaceous plants in cultivation ..
"List of illustrated botanical works referred to in the book ...": p. [xv]-xix
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