1806 in science

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The year 1806 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  • John Bell concludes publication of The Principles of Surgery in two volumes (1801–06). Its treatment of arterial surgery in particular ranks him as a founder of vascular surgery.[7] His brother Charles Bell publishes Essays on The Anatomy of Expression in Painting.

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  1. ^ Harris, Stephen (2007). The Magnificent Flora Graeca: How the Mediterranean Came to the English Garden. Oxford: Bodleian Library. ISBN 978-1-85124-306-8. 
  2. ^ Lack, H. Walter; Mabberley, David (1998). The Flora Graeca Story: Sibthorp, Bauer, and Hawkins in the Levant. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-854897-4. 
  3. ^ Mawar, Granville (1999). Ahab's Trade: The Saga of South Seas Whaling. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-22809-0. 
  4. ^ Jones, A. G. E. (1970). "Captain Abraham Bristow and the Auckland Islands" (PDF). Notes and Queries 17 (10): 369–371. doi:10.1093/nq/17.10.369. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  5. ^ a b Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  6. ^ Itard, Jean (2008). "Legendre, Adrien-Marie". Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  7. ^ Baston, K. Grudzien (2004). "Bell, John (1763–1820)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/2013. Retrieved 2011-04-06.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  8. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.