By: KNOTT, Cargill Gilston (1856-1922).
In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol. XXXIX, November 1918 to July 1919. Edinburg, Neill, 1920.: 1920
Seller ID: S2556
260 x 182 mm. 8vo. Pages 157-208 pp. [Entire volume: vi, 310 pp., various "index slips" bound in at rear]. 11 tables, 9 figs. Quarter brown morocco, morocco corners, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt spine. Ex library blind stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington Solar Observatory. Fine. FIRST EDITION. Presents a new determination of the laws of propagation of seismic waves. While in Japan, Knott became a member of a famous group who inaugurated the modern era in earthquake study. Knott's contributions were chiefly on the mathematical side. He utilized the observational resul... View More...