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Forbes, George 1849-1936

Overview
Works: 186 works in 323 publications in 1 language and 1,745 library holdings
Genres: History  Guidebooks  Records and correspondence  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB509, 523.92
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Most widely held works about George Forbes
 
Most widely held works by George Forbes
The transit of Venus. By George Forbes by George Forbes( Book )

15 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1874 text contains descriptions of Venus as imagined by scientists of the time
History of astronomy by George Forbes( Book )

30 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare's finesse to Oscar Wilde's wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim's Progress and Othello. As an anthology that invites readers to immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the literary giants, it is must-have addition to any library
A course of lectures on electricity : delivered before the Society of Arts by George Forbes( Book )

12 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of the glaciers of Savoy by Rendu( Book )

4 editions published in 1874 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonder & the glory of the stars by George Forbes( Book )

9 editions published between 1926 and 1927 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Gill, man and astronomer; memoirs of Sir David Gill, K.C.B., H.M. astronomer (1879-1907) at the Cape of Good Hope by George Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earth, the sun, and the moon by George Forbes( Book )

7 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures in southern seas; a tale of the sixteenth century by George Forbes( Book )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stars by George Forbes( Book )

9 editions published between 1927 and 1932 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Sydney : from the foundation of the city in 1788 up to the present time, 1926 by George Forbes( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puppets : a work-a-day philosophy by George Forbes( Book )

4 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Gill, man and astronomer : Memories of Sir David Gill, K. C. B., H. M. astronomer (1879-1907) at the Cape of Good Hope by George Forbes( Book )

10 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star talks to boy scouts by George Forbes( Book )

4 editions published between 1911 and 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Australian peer by George Forbes( Book )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Gill, man and astronomer : memories of Sir David Gill, H.M. astronomer (1879-1907) at the Cape of Good Hope /collected and arranged by George Forbes by George Forbes( Book )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage de l'Arabie Petrée by Léon Laborde( Book )

1 edition published in 1836 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont by John Murray (Firm)( Book )

5 editions published between 1838 and 1861 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 1844 impression of a French edition which includes Murray's London imprint. According to Lister's 'Bibliography of Murray's handbooks for travellers ... ' it is not possible to say whether this issue (or the 843 issue) were pirated or not
On the relation which ought to subsist between the strength of an electric current and the diameter of conductors, to prevent overheating by George Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An index to the correspondence and papers of James David Forbes (1809-1868), and also to some papers of his son, George Forbes by University of St. Andrews( Book )

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

History of astronomy by George Forbes ... With illustrations by George Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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History of astronomy
Alternative Names
George Forbes astrònom britànic

George Forbes astrónomo británico

George Forbes British astronomer

George Forbes ingegnere britannico

George Forbes ingenieur uit Schotland (1849-1936)

Languages
English (141)

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