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DARWIN, G[eorge]. H[oward].
On the Tidal Friction of a Planet Attended by Several Satellites, and on the Evolution of the Solar System.

pp. (ii), 491-535, (iii). 3 lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers, dusty and frayed along the spine, a deep sepia offsetting onto the blank leaf facing the plates from an inserted carbon print of the author [not offered with this item but available separately], the offsetting very faintly affecting the following plate, the last two plates with the lower corners dampmarked.

*G. H. DARWIN [1845-1912], 5th. child, second son, of Charles and Emma Darwin, FRS 1879, Plumian Professor of Astronomy, Cambridge, 1883, concentrating his work on theories of cosmogony.

Offprint from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Part II.

Date Published: 1881. 4to.

Stock No. 57839

Price: 50.00