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Forbes, George 1849-1936

Overview
Works: 197 works in 336 publications in 2 languages and 1,800 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  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
History of astronomy by George Forbes( Book )

35 editions published between 1909 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 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
The transit of Venus. By George Forbes by George Forbes( Book )

19 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1874 text contains descriptions of Venus as imagined by scientists of the time
A course of lectures on electricity : delivered before the Society of Arts by George Forbes( Book )

14 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternating and interrupted electric currents : being based upon three lectures delivered to the members of the Royal Institution by Georgius Forbes( )

10 editions published in 1896 in German and English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of the glaciers of Savoy by Rendu( Book )

5 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 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 90 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 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 68 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stars by George Forbes( Book )

7 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 )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 30 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( )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 20 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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 11 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

Journey through Arabia Petræa, to Mount Sinai, and the excavated city of Petra ... by Léon Laborde( Book )

1 edition published in 1836 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in Ceylon and continental India; including Nepal and other parts of the Himalayas, to the borders of Thibet, with some notices of the overland route by Werner Hoffmeister( Book )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 5 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 )

3 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tour of Mont Blanc and of Monte Rose : being a personal narrative, abridged from the author's "Travels in the Alps of Savoy, "-- by James David Forbes( Book )

1 edition published in 1855 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "more popular and narrative portion" of the author's Travels through the Alps of Savoy with an introductory chapter on glaciers extracted from an article in the Edinburgh Review
 
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History of astronomy
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Alternative Names
Forbes, George, 1849-

George Forbes astrònom britànic

George Forbes astrónomo británico

George Forbes British astronomer

George Forbes ingegnere britannico

George Forbes ingenieur uit Schotland (-)

George Forbes ingenieur uit Schotland (1849-1936)

Languages
English (140)

German (8)