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Dibner, Bern

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Works: 3,339 works in 4,030 publications in 5 languages and 25,030 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Donor, Other, Former owner, Creator, Contributor, htt
Classifications: Z7405.H6, 016.5
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Leonardo the inventor by Ludwig H Heydenreich( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oersted and the discovery of electromagnetism by Bern Dibner( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin of the Beagle by Bern Dibner( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Atlantic cable by Bern Dibner( Book )

30 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and Spanish and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alessandro Volta and the electric battery by Bern Dibner( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving the obelisks; a chapter in engineering history in which the Vatican obelisk in Rome in 1586 was moved by muscle power, and a study of more recent similar moves by Bern Dibner( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victoria and the Triton by Bern Dibner( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and Spanish and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early electrical machines; the experiments and apparatus of two enquiring centuries (1600 to 1800) that led to the triumphs of the electrical age by Bern Dibner( Book )

11 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricola on metals by Bern Dibner( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten founding fathers of the electrical science by Bern Dibner( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1957 in English and German and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies / inventors / pioneers / physicians / electricity
Heralds of science; as represented by two hundred epochal books and pamphlets selected from the Burndy Library. With notes by Bern Dibner by Burndy Library( Book )

12 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heralds of science : as represented by two hundred epochal books and pamphlets in the Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution by Dibner Library( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter from Galileo : Galileo, the innovator by Bern Dibner( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonardo da Vinci, technologist; three essays by Ladislao Reti( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heralds of science, as represented by two hundred epochal books and pamphlets selected from the Burndy Library by Burndy Library( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen and the discovery of X rays by Bern Dibner( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers observations and theories leading to Röntgen's work, biographical information about the German physicist, Röntgen's discovery and further research, and improvements and applications of the X ray after the appearance of Röntgen's papers
The new rays of Professor Röntgen by Bern Dibner( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure and distribution of coral reefs : being the first part of the geology of the voyage of the Beagle, under the command of Capt. Fitzroy, R.N. during the years 1832 to 1836 by Charles Darwin( )

3 editions published between 1842 and 2013 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1842, this important monograph by Charles Darwin (1809-1882) formed the first part of a trilogy of geological studies based on observations made during the celebrated second voyage of the Beagle. Influenced by Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology, Darwin drew in particular on data from the survey of the Keeling Islands in the Indian Ocean to support his theory that subsidence of the ocean floor can account for the formation of coral atolls. He first presented his findings in a paper for the Geological Society of London in 1837, but a heavy workload and illness delayed the appearance of this elegantly argued and illustrated study. For this and his work on barnacles, Darwin would receive the Royal Society's royal medal in 1853
Manuscripts of the Dibner collection in the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il processo originale di Galileo Galilei by Domenico Berti( )

2 editions published in 1876 in Italian and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Heralds of science; as represented by two hundred epochal books and pamphlets selected from the Burndy Library. With notes by Bern Dibner
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Alternative Names
Bern Dibner enginyer estatunidenc

Bern Dibner ingeniero estadounidense

Bern Dibner ingénieur américain

Bern Dibner ingenieur uit Oekraïne (1897-1988)

Bern Dibner US-amerikanischer Ingenieur, Industrieller und Wissenschaftshistoriker

Dibneris Bernas

Дібнер Берн

Languages
English (246)

Spanish (7)

Italian (6)

French (2)

German (1)