Author:ABNEY, William de Wiveleslie (1843-1920)

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The solar spectrum, from [gamma] 7150 to [gamma] 10,000. with: ABNEY & FESTING. "The Bakerian Lecture. - Colour Photometry."

By: ABNEY, William de Wiveleslie (1843-1920).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 177, Part II, 1886. London:, Harrison & Sons, 1887.: 1887

Seller ID: S4102


309 x 243 mm. 4to. Pages 457-469; 423-456. [Entire volume: iv, [2], vii, [iii], 361-842 pp.] 3 folding engraved plates; 2 folding lithographic plates. Blind-stamped maroon cloth, gilt spine; rubbed, spine ends frayed, head of spine torn. Ex library bookplate of the Association for the Education of Women, Oxford, Nettleship Library, with chalk number on spine. Good. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SOLAR SPECTRUM IN THE INFRARED. "Extending his interests to spectroscopy, Abney was the first to suggest (1877) that stars with rapid axial rotation could be detected by broadened l... View more info