Epistle of Peter Peregrinus of Maricourt [electronic resource] : to Sygerus of Foncaucourt, soldier, concerning the magnet.

Author
Pierre, de Maricourt, active 13th century [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[London : Chiswick Press, 1902]
Description
1 online resource ([31] p.) : ill.

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Subject(s)
Series
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO): Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925. [More in this series]
Notes
  • "This Epistle of Peter Peregrinus/ on the magnet/ written in 1269/ is done into English by Silvanus P. Thompson from the printed Latin versions of Gasser 1448/ Bertelli 1869/ and Hellmann 1898/ and amended by reference to the manuscript copy in his possession/ formerly amongst the Phillipps manuscripts/ dated 1391: and it is now printed in the year 1902/ in the Caxton type/ by Charles Whittingham and Company/ at the Chiswick Press/ to the number of 240 copies/ of which this is no. 99 ... Rubricated by S.P.T."--P. [31].
  • Reproduction of the original from the Huntington Library.
  • To Sir James Dewar from Silvanus P. Thompson.
OCLC
767845194
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