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NOT long ago we had occasion to say a few words about the books which have appeared from the pen of this author, and we then stated our belief in him as a writer whose clearness of explanation and conciseness of language would render him popular among students of physics. In the volume now before us, which is devoted simply to the one branch of this large subject of physics—heat—we may again apply the same remarks to the treatment of the subject, the author stating with all clearness and necessary accuracy the various laws, and showing their practical application by means of appropriate examples.

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