Review of[Hellmann, G.: Facsimile reprints]

L.A. Bauer
1898 Journal of Geophysical Research  
He who wishes to intelligently criticise present publications in terrestrial magnetism should, first of all, familiarize himself thoroughly with the work of the earlier magneticians. In the absence, however, of a comprehensive modern treatise on th e subject, and owing to the impossibility of procuring, even in the best libraries, the original publications, this, for most of us, is impossible. We therefore welcome, with peculiar gratification, the attempt made by Professor Hellmann and the
more » ... llmann and the Deutsche Meteorologische Gese!lschaft to make it possible for each one of us to possess, in the form of well executed facsimile reprints, the most important of the early magnetic publications. As nounced, the reprints embrace rare works, both in meteorology and terrestrial magnetism. Thus far, eleven numbers have been issued, of which the following are of special interest to the magneticJan ß lXlO. 4. E. HALLEY, W. WHISTON, J. (2. WILCI•E, A.
doi:10.1029/tm003i004p00190 fatcat:4d4p4k657ff6bcew4vuj6ey4a4