Author:Robert Willis (1800-1875)

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Robert Willis

Jacksonian Professor of Natural Experimental Philosophy, Cambridge

Robert Willis


  • The Automaton Chess-player 1821 external scan
  • Remarks on the architecture of the Middle ages, especially of Italy, 1835 external scan
  • Principles of mechanism, 1841 external scan
  • Practical essays on mill work and other machinery, 1841 (contributor) external scan
  • The architectural history of Canterbury cathedral (1845) external scan
  • The Holy city; or, Historical, topographical notices of Jerusalem. With by George Williams, 1845 external scan
  • "On the History of the Great Seals of England, especially those of Edward III" in Archaeological Journal, 2 (1846), pp. 14–41
  • The Architectural History of York Cathedral, 1848 external scan
  • The Architectural History of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem, 1849 external scan
  • A treatise on the strength of timber, cast and malleable iron, and other materials, 1851 (contributor) external scan
  • The architectural history of Chichester cathedral (1861) external scan
  • The social and architectural history of Trinity College, 1861 (Rede lecture)
  • The architectural history of Glastonbury abbey, 1866 external scan
  • The architectural history of Winchester cathedral
  • The architectural history of the University of Cambridge (1886) in 4 vols. With John Willis Clark, 1886 vol 1, vol 2, vol 3, vol 4
  • The Classification of Machinery in the List of the Great Exhibition of 1851
  • A Westminster Fabric Roll of 1253
  • On the Vowel Sounds
  • On the Mechanism of the Larynx
  • On the Architecture of the Middle Ages.
  • On the construction of the vaults of the middle ages, 1910 external scan

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