The book The Man Who Knew Infinity by Robert Kanigel describes the life of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, and also his Cambridge mentor G.H. Hardy. It mentions that Hardy was influenced by reading “A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity”, by Augustus Love.
Looking for a copy of this book, the first search results led to:
The Internet Archive, with a download available from Google Books. Unfortunately this was a poor quality non-searchable scanned document, with some pages that were totally unreadable.
Much better quality documents were found at: