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A Text-Book on Sound

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Title:A Text-Book on Sound
Price:GBP£8.00 (about USD$10.00)
Book ID:B009-SCE00035
Publisher:Macmillan, London, 1919
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Macmillan, 1919, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Reprint

illustrated by b/w. photo's., drawings & diagrams with fold-out table showing classification & compass of musical instruments; "the author aims to provide students with a text-book on sound, embracing both its experimental and theoretical aspects. To make it more widely useful, the mathematical portions are restricted to the elements of the calculus & much of the work is intelligible to those not familiar with calculus at all. The various typical musical instruments are discussed more fully than usual, though always from the view-point of the physicist rather than that of the musician. At the close of the book a number of original examples on the various chapters and sections are given to afford a gauge of the student's progress and grasp of the text."; a sound copy though the covers are a little bumped & wrinkled; bookseller's label inside front cover; previous owner's name to fep.; library stamp on title page; browning to rear e/p.; includes index Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 687 pages. Gilt titles spine. green cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Music. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: SCE00035.
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