On the Resistance of a Fluid to a Plane Kept Moving Uniformly in a Direction Inclined to it at a Small Angle.

Thomson (William, Baron Kelvin)

On the Resistance of a Fluid to a Plane Kept Moving Uniformly in a Direction Inclined to it at a Small Angle.

Description: Galley proof, single sheet, folio (445 x 285 mm), several times folded, weak and discoloured along the centre folds, slightly browned, with corrections in the author's hand and an inscription at the top, together with 2 vols. (of 3) of Kelvin's Popular Lectures and Addresses, second edition of vol. i, first of vol. ii, original cloth, both with the armorial bookplate of the Earl of Portsmouth, the first with, tipped in, a signed presentation inscription to the Earl from the Baron, on Netherhall notepaper

Publication Details: [Philosophical Magazine], 1894

Notes: This paper was written on board the Eastern Telegraph Company's Cable-ship Electra, on a cruise from Athens to Genoa in September 1894. The inscription in the volume is 'In remembrance of pleasant cruise of Electra Aug. Sep. /94'. The galley proof is inscribed at the head (presumably to Portsmouth) 'Is not this wholly unreadable as I said it would be? K.'

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Price: £900

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1894

Stock Number: 69338

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