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Papers, Literary, Scientific, Etc.

Papers, Literary, Scientific, Etc.
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  • Date Published: January 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108068055

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  • An electrical engineer, university teacher and wide-ranging writer, Fleeming Jenkin (1833–85) filed thirty-five British patents in the course of his career. Edited by Sidney Colvin (1845–1927) and J. A. Ewing (1855–1935) and first published in 1887, this two-volume work brings together a selection of Jenkin's varied and engaging papers. The collection ranges from notes on his voyages as a marine telegraph engineer, to a critical review of Darwin's On the Origin of Species, essays on literature, and thoughts on technical education. A memoir written by Robert Louis Stevenson, his former student, provides biographical context and attests to Jenkin's many interests and talents across the arts and sciences. Volume 1 begins with Stevenson's memoir, contains pieces on literature and drama, and includes the review of Darwin. Volume 2 contains papers on political economy, scientific education and applied science. Abstracts of his scientific papers, along with a list of his patents, form an appendix.

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    • Date Published: January 2014
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108068055
    • length: 856 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
    • weight: 1.08kg
    • contains: 63 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Part I. Memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson:
    1. The Jenkins of Stowting
    2. Birth and childhood
    3. Return to England
    4. Fleeming's marriage
    5. Notes of telegraph voyages
    6. Edinburgh
    7. Mrs Jenkin's illness
    Appendix
    Part II. Papers by Fleeming Jenkin:
    1. Literature and drama
    2. Speculative science. Volume 2: Part II. Papers by Fleeming Jenkin (cont.):
    3. Political economy
    4. Scientific and technical education
    5. Applied science
    Abstracts of scientific papers
    List of patents.

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    Fleeming Jenkin

    Editors

    Sidney Colvin

    J. A. Ewing

    Introduction by

    Robert Louis Stevenson

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