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DARWIN, G[eorge]. H[oward].
On the Precession of a Viscous Spheroid, and on the Remote History of the Earth.

pp. (ii), 447-538. 1 lithographed plate. Original printed wrappers, loose, dusty and frayed, the plate damp-marked at the top edge, signed by G. H. Darwin in pencil at the top edge of the front cover.

*Sir George Darwin had been elected FRS in 1879, the year of publication of this paper. His first paper to the Society, the memoir 'On the Influence of Geological Changes on the Earth's Axis of Rotation' was read in 1876 and published in the Society's Philosophical Transactions (1877). All of his scientific work from that time onwards concentrated upon aspects of cosmogony.

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

Date Published: 1879. 4to.

Stock No. 57840

Price: 75.00