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W. & R. Chambers Ltd

Overview
Works: 450 works in 582 publications in 2 languages and 2,678 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Fiction  Quotations  Poetry  Records and correspondence  History  Periodicals  Vital statistics  Biography 
Roles: Publisher, Printer
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Most widely held works about W. & R. Chambers Ltd
 
Most widely held works by W. & R. Chambers Ltd
Chambers's mineralogical dictionary by W. & R. Chambers Ltd( Book )

3 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concise definitions of mineralogical terms, with brief descriptions of the more importnt minerals
Chambers' Edinburgh journal( )

in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chambers' journal of popular literature, science, and arts( )

in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chambers film quotes( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Persian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chambers music quotations by Derek Watson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chambers' journal( )

in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ebb and flow : the curiosities and marvels of the sea-shore ; a book for young people by R. W Fraser( )

5 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacopo and other tales by Maria Edgeworth( )

4 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real gold : a story of adventure by George Manville Fenn( )

2 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on man and the development of his faculties. A facsim. reproduction of the English translation of 1842 by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )

1 edition published in 1842 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Belgian polymath Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet (1796-1874) pioneered social statistics. Applying his training in mathematics to the physical and psychological dimensions of individuals, he identified the 'average man' as characterised by the mean values of measured variables that follow a normal distribution. He believed that comparing the features of individuals against this average would allow scientists to better explore the processes that determine normal and abnormal qualities. Quetelet's methods influenced many, among them Florence Nightingale, and his simple measure for classifying a person's weight, dividing it by the square of their height, is widely known as the body mass index. First published in French in 1835 and reissued here in the 1842 English translation, this is his most influential work and includes a new preface that succinctly states his aim to be 'the analysis of normal man through his actions and of intellectual man through his productions'
Chambers's encyclopaedia; a dictionary of universal knowledge by Robert Chambers( Book )

4 editions published between 1901 and 1926 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlandino by Maria Edgeworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg Langholme, or, The day after to-morrow by Molesworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young ranchmen, or, Perils of pioneering in the wild west by Charles R Kenyon( Book )

2 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diamond Dyke, or, The lone farm on the Veldt : a story of South African adventure by George Manville Fenn( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermy : the story of a little girl by Molesworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playmates : a story for boys and girls by L. T Meade( Book )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Scotland by Frederica Rowan( Book )

2 editions published in 1851 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O'er Tartar deserts, or, English and Russian in central Asia by David Ker( Book )

2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chambers (Firm)

Chambers Ltd.

Chambers Ltd. Edinburgh

W. & R. Chambers.

W & R Chambers former publisher

W. & R. Chambers, Limited.

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W. and R. Chambers Ltd.

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