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Original dark tan coloured cloth-covered boards with both gilt and black titling and a black bordered 'colour spectrum' pictorial paper onlay to the front cover. Page fore-edges are lightly toned/tanned. Floral patterned endpapers. ALL hinges tight. Size c. 17.5 cm x 13 cm. Internally No Inscriptions or Marks. (xii) + pages 13 - 190 + I colour plate +(1 advert page at the end). Illustrated with a full page b/w frontispiece, b/w illustrations and diagrams throughout, and one colour plate in glossy paper. "Sir Charles Vernon Boys (1855 -1944) was a British physicist, known for his careful and innovative experimental work. Boys also worked on high-speed photography of lightning and bullets in flight, and conducted public lectures on the properties of soap films, which were gathered into THIS book, which is a classic of scientific popularisation. The first edition of Soap Bubbles appeared in 1890 and the second in 1911. This is the New and Enlarged Edition of 1912. An Excellent copy. See Images. ; The Romance of Science; 16mo 6" - 7" tall
Title: Soap-Bubbles and the Forces Which Mould Them. Being the Substance of Many Lectures Delivered to Juvenile and Popular Audiences with the Addition of Several New and Original Sections.
Categories: Science & Engineering,
Edition: New and Enlarged Edition
Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1912
Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 114759
Keywords: Soap-bubbles And The Forces Which Mould Them. Being The Substance Of Many Lectures Delivered To Juvenile And Popular Audiences With The Addition Of Several New And Original Sections. By C. V. Boys. Publ'r = Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge The First Edition Of Soap Bubbles Appeared In 1890 And The Second In 1911. This Is The New And Enlarged Edition Of 1912. An Excellent Copy. Sir Charles Vernon Boys (1855 -1944) was a British physicist, known for his careful and innovative experimental work.