Annual record of science and industry
752 Pages
English
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Annual record of science and industry

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752 Pages
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RECORDANNUALorAND INDUSTRYSCIENCEFOR 1878EDITED BYBAIRDSPENCER F.MEN OF SCIENCEWITH THE ASSISTANCE OF EMINENT/'jNEW YORKHARPER & PUBLISHERSBROTHERS,FRANKLIN SQUARE1879ANNUAL RECORDPREFACE.volume is the of a seriesThe commencedpresent eighthin and unconnected with awhich,1871, although entirelywork somewhat the same the "Annualhaving objecttook theof Scientific record of scientificDiscovery" upand industrial where the latter left it afterprogress off,been since 1850.having published"theA modification of of the Annualoriginal planRecord" was commenced in the volume for 1877. Pre-it consisted ofvious to that two aparts first, generalof in the various branches of sciencesummary progress ;a series of abstracts of credit-and, secondly, special papers,ed to the work in which were These ab-they published.several were with-stracts, although prepared by specialists,indication of theirout The ofauthorship. experienceseveral showed that in to abstractsyears attempting giveof like the most announcements ofanything importantthe more was than could berequiredyear, space sparedit was therefore determinedfor the and to en-purpose ;the of the first and make it includedivision,large scopeto bea amount of eachgreater detail, summary preparedsome eminent and to be headed hisby byspecialist,name.This was found to entire satisfaction to theplan giveof the "Annual and it has thereforepatrons Record,"been offollowed on the occasion. In the ...

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RECORDANNUAL or AND INDUSTRYSCIENCE FOR 1878 EDITED BY BAIRDSPENCER F. MEN OF SCIENCEWITH THE ASSISTANCE OF EMINENT / 'jNEW YORK HARPER & PUBLISHERSBROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE 1879 ANNUAL RECORD