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Physical Papers of Henry Augustus Rowland, First Edition


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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press 1902. First edition. Original red cloth. xi 704pp. With 5 plans showing the dividing engine and 1 photograph of Rowland with the engine. Front hinge tender endpapers broken at hinge. An unopened copy. Henry Augustus Rowland was the first professor of physics at Johns Hopkins and contributed enormously to the sciences of astronomy and astrophysics with his 'dividing engine' and concave diffraction gratings. OCLC 13372919 MJ/kb

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