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  1. Papers Literary, Scientific, &c.

    Papers Literary, Scientific, &c.

    Edited by Sidney Colvin and J. A. Ewing. With a Memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson.
    First edition of these collected papers of the economist, pioneer of electrical engineering and the telegraph, Fleeming Jenkin (1883-1885), with a memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson, who had been an engineering student under Jenkin at Edinburgh University. The works are divided into six sections reflecting Jenkin's versatility: Literature and Drama, Speculative Science, Political Economy, Scientific and Technical Education, Applied Science, Abstracts of Fleeming Jenkin's Scientific Papers, and concluding with a list of the thirty-five British patents Jenkins filed for during his lifetime. Learn More
    £650

    Date of Publication: 1887

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 107944

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