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Forbes, George 1849-1936

Overview
Works: 187 works in 328 publications in 2 languages and 1,767 library holdings
Genres: History  Guidebooks  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Biography  Bibliography 
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 )

19 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in English and held by 202 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 )

32 editions published between 1909 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 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 )

13 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in English and held by 173 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 89 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 87 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 70 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 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1920 and 2013 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 31 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( Book )

10 editions published in 1896 in German and English and held by 22 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

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

1 edition published in 1836 in English and held by 6 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 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
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

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

 
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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 (-)

George Forbes ingenieur uit Schotland (1849-1936)

Languages
English (150)

German (7)

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