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Elektromagnetische Theorie der Strahlung.

By: ABRAHAM, Max (1875-1922).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, B.G. Teubner, 1905.: 1905

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL3804


Series: Theorie der Elektrizitat, 2. 8vo. X, 404 pp. 5 figs., index. Blue cloth, black stamping. Very good. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: „Dem unermudlichen Erpaher der Latz-und Stye-Fehler gewidmet[?] vom Verfasser." Relative to Maxwell's theory of electricity. Abraham was a German physicist, studied at the University of Berlin under Max Planck, becoming his assistant. His work took him to the University of Illinois, Italy, back to Stuttgart, Germany and finally to Aachen. He died of a brain tumor in 1922 at just 47 years of age. View more info

The Discovery of Induced Electric Currents.

By: AMES, J. S. [ed].

Price: $130.00

Publisher: New York:, American Book, (1900).: 1900

Seller ID: S11022


2 volumes. 8vo. xi, [1], 110, [ads 8]; v, [1], 96, [ads 10] pp. Figures; front free endpapers slightly torn. Yellow-stamped blue cloth; gilt-stamped front cover library numbers, corners and spine ends worn, lettering slightly faded. Columbia University Library bookplates, discard rubber stamps, title-page blind-stamps and following page rubber stamps, library card sleeves tipped-in at rear pastedowns. Tightly bound. Good. View more info

A History of Electricity.

By: BENJAMIN, Park.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York:, Arno Press, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: S9092


8vo. 611 pp. Figs., index. Gilt-stamped green cloth. Originally published in 1895 under another title. Fine. View more info

Calcul des petits transformateurs.

By: BEYAERT, R.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Paris:, Dunod, 1954.: 1954

Seller ID: S2151


240 x 155 mm. 8vo. xix, 397 pp. Figs., tables. Maroon cloth, gilt spine; end-leaves browned. Ownership blind stamp. Very good. View more info

"Experimentell-technische Vorbereitungen zur Atomzertrummerung mittels hoher elektrischer Spannungen."

By: BRASCH, Arno & Fritz LANGE.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: In:, Zeitschrift fur Physik, Vol. 70, 1931.: 1931

Seller ID: S5531


232 x 157 mm. 8vo. Pages 10-37. [Entire volume: vii, [1 blank], 832 pp.] 14 figs. Navy cloth, gilt spine; lightly rubbed, spine with two small gouges. Blind-stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory. Very good. FIRST EDITION of this report on a project begun in 1927 at the Physikalisches Institut der Universitat Berlin of using atmospheric electricity as a high voltage source. This was at the beginning of the efforts to create high voltage sources. The photographs of the electrical equipment in this article are quite remarkable; in one photograph a man is dwarf... View more info

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Philosophia Magnetica, In Qua Magnetis Natura Penitus Explicatur. Et Omnium Quae Hoc Lapide cernuntur, causae propriae afferuntur. . ..

By: CABEO, Niccolo [Cabaeus].

Price: $13,000.00

Publisher: Cologne and Ferrara:, Johann Kinckius, Francesco Succi, 1629.: 1629

Seller ID: S13076


Folio. [20], 412, [12] pp. Printer's mark of first title with the added fine engraved architectural title-page with scientific apparatus, 149 and wood-engravings including world map (p. 93); first title and dedication pages browned as usual. Added t.p. engraved has "praxis" changed to "pyxis" and imprint reads: Ferrarie apud Franciscum Succium. Contemporary full vellum, gilt spine title, edges colored. The first [typographic] title and dedication pages were added to this Cologne edition (see below). Aside from the two German leaves, the rest of the text is clean, crisp and very... View more info

The Electrical Researches of the Honourable Henry Cavendish. Edited by J. Clerk Maxwell.

By: CAVENDISH, Henry.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (London):, Frank Cass, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: S11059


"New impression of the first edition." 8vo. lxvi, 454 pp. Gilt-stamped red cloth; spine slightly faded, tipped-in label fragment at ffe. Bookplate, ex-library stamp verso title page. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Image for Further observations on voltaic combinations. In a letter addressed to Michael Faraday. . .. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXXXVII, Vol. 127, Part I [with Part II].

Further observations on voltaic combinations. In a letter addressed to Michael Faraday. . .. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXXXVII, Vol. 127, Part I [with Part II].

By: DANIELL, John Frederic (1790-1845).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London:, Richard and John E. Taylor, 1837.: 1837

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S4144


Two parts in one volume. 304 x 242 mm. 4to. Pages 141-160. [Entire volume: x, [2], (1)-178, [4]; vi, (179)-258, 347-363, [1 blank], 427-446, [4] pp.] Tables, 1 engraved plate. Early green cloth (ca. 1909), printed paper spine label, original plain blue wrappers to Part I bound in; lightly rubbed, head of spine chipped. Bookplate of the Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, New Jersey, rubber stamps on edges. SIGNED "Dr. Olbers, Bremen" in ink on original top wrapper. Very good. Further letter from Daniell to Faraday (Wheeler lists six letters, 1836-1842) in which Daniell presents his... View more info

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On voltaic combinations. In a letter addressed to Michael Faraday. . .. with: Additional observations on voltaic combinations. In a letter addressed to Michael Faraday. . .. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXXXVI, Vol. 126, Part I.

By: DANIELL, John Frederic (1790-1845).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London:, Richard Taylor, 1836.: 1836

Seller ID: S4143


304 x 242 mm. 4to. Pages 107-124; 125-129. [Entire volume: xii, (1)-20, 49-215, [1 blank], [4], 571-616 pp.] Tables in the first article; 2 engraved plates accompany the second article. Early green cloth (ca. 1909), printed paper spine label, original plain blue wrappers bound in; lightly rubbed. Bookplate of the Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, New Jersey, rubber stamps on edges. Very good. "Research in the new field of current electricity was at this time hindered by the rapid decline in power of the voltaic cell when in use, because of 'reverse polarization.' Investigating the st... View more info

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Manuel d'Electricite Dynamique, ou Traite sur l'action mutuelle des conducteurs electriques et des aimans, et sur une nouvelle theorie du magnetism; pour faire suite a tous les Traites de Physique elementaire.

By: DEMONFERRAND, Jean-Fermin.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Paris:, Bachelier, 1823.: 1823

Seller ID: S11082


8vo. 8.25 x 5.25 inches. [4], 210, [2] pp. It appears that this work was issued in two printings in 1823. There is no mention of two issues in any reference work, so we can only guess at which issue is the first. Some institutional copies (such as the Wheeler copy) are numbered to page 210 (like ours) and in those copies the address of the publisher given on the title page is "Quai des grands-Augustins, no. 55" (with the issue point of a lower case "g" in "grands"). ILLUSTRATIONS: Five folding engraved plates with light scattered foxing, but overall in very good plus co... View more info

The Atlantic Cable.

By: DIBNER, Bern.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tokyo:, Ocean Cable, 1997.: 1997

Seller ID: S11312


Japanese-language edition of 1956 edition. (Norwalk, CT: Burndy Library), n.d. 4to. 68 pp. With reproduction of title-page and original illustrations, folding map, bibliography. Original printed wrappers; top front edge slightly nicked. Burndy Library bookplate. Near fine. [Japanese text only]. View more info

De Fibrae Muscularis Reactione Ut Chemicis Visa Est Acida. Commentatio qua ad audiendam praelectionem, pro loco in facultate medica, rite obtinendo Die XXVI. Mensis Martii Hora I.

By: DU BOIS-REYMOND, Emil (1818-1896).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Berolini:, Georgium Reimer, 1859.: 1859

Seller ID: M13100


4to. 43, [1] pp. Early plain brown wrappers. Ownership embossed stamp on title. Very good. Scarce. First Edition of the author's lecture that proved tetanized muscle yields an acid reaction. "These observations may have played a part in his discovery of glycogen in muscle a few years later. Du Bois-Reymond in 1859 recorded that fresh resting muscle had a neutral or slightly alkaline reaction, which changed to an acid reaction on activity or death." – Dorothy M. Needham, Machina Carnis; The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in its Historical Development, Cambridge University... View more info

Briefe von der Elektrizitat; Ubersetzt und mit Anmerkungen Versehen von Carl Wilcke; Eingeleitet und Erlautert von John Heilbron.

By: FRANKLIN, Benjamin.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Braunschweig:, Vieweg, (1983).: 1983

Seller ID: RH1267

ISBN: 3528085290


[Facsimile of 1751 E. Cave edition of Experiments and Observations on Electricity, Made at Philadelphia in America, by Mr. Benjamin Franklin, and Communicated in several Letters to Mr. P. Collinson of London, F. R. S.] 8vo. li, 136 pp. Illus., index. Black stamped gray cloth, dust jacket. Fine. RARE. ISBN: 3528085290 Dust jacket present. View more info

Il «Taccuin ».

By: GALVANI, Luigi.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Fabriano:, Arti Grafiche «Gentil », 1998.: 1998

Seller ID: BL3717


Reprint of the 1937 edition of Galvani's manuscript, "a notebook of Galvani's investigations into torpedoes in the mid-1790's" (DSB V: 269). 12mo. [vi], xxv pp. 68 ff. [facsimile of MS.], 41, [2] pp. Original gilt-stamped gray cloth. Fine. Burndy bookplate. Scarce. Limited edition of 1000 copies. View more info

Memorie sulla Elettricita Animale; al celebre abate Lazzaro Spallanzani. Aggiunte alcune elettriche esperienze di Giovanni Aldini.

By: GALVANI, Luigi.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Roma:, Theoria, 1983.: 1983

Seller ID: S12987


8vo. 184 pp. Figs., index. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Materiem Elektrizitat Energie die Entwicklung der Atomistik in den Letzten zehn Jahren.

By: GERLACH, Walther (1889-1979).

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dresden & Leipzig:, Theodor Steinkopff, 1923.: 1923

Seller ID: BL4372


Series: Wissenschaftliche Forschungsberichte; Naturwissenschaftliche Reihe . . .Band VII. 8vo. 195 pp. Original printed orange wrappers; heavily worn, chipped. Ownership signature of Hermann Loventhal. Working copy only, as is. Gerlach was a German physicist worked at the University of Frankfurt, who co-discovered spin quantization in a magnetic field, the Stern-Gerlach effect. View more info

On the specific resistance of mercury. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. (A.) For the year MDCCCLXXXVIII, Volume 179.

By: GLAZEBROOK, Richard Tetley (1854-1935) & T. C. FITZPATRICK.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Harrison & Sons, 1889.: 1889

Seller ID: S4178


297 x 233 mm. 4to. Pages 351-376. 3 figs., 11 tables, 1 lithographic plate. Dis-bound. Richard Glazebrook performed important experimental research in the field of the precise measurement of electrical standards, but his true vocation was scientific administration. Glazebrook was the Director of the National Physical Laboratory at Bush House, Teddington. DNB, 1931-1940, pp. 843-844; DSB, V, pp. 423-424. View more info

Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism. Second edition rewritten and extended.

By: GRAY, Andrew.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1921.: 1921

Seller ID: S11651


8vo. xix, 837 pp. Small ex-library rubber stamp on final leaf of index, white call number painted on spine; bookplate of Alan E. Shapiro. Very good. Scarce. Gray (1847-1925) Scottish physicist and mathematician; in 1896 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society; succeeded Kelvin at Glasgow as Professor of Natural Philosophy View more info

The Bakerian Lecture. - On certain phenomena of voltaic ignition and the decomposition of water into its constituent gases by heat. with: Supplementary paper on certain phenomena of voltaic ignition, and the decomposition of water into its constituent gases by heat. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXLVII, Part I [Part II].

By: GROVE, Sir William Robert (1811-1896).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London:, Richard and John E. Taylor, 1847.: 1847

Seller ID: S4187


302 x 240 mm. 4to. Pages (1)-16; 17-21. [Entire volume: x, [2], (1)-117, [1 blank]; [vi], (119)-229, [1 blank], 249-266, 12 pp.] 1 lithographic plate. Early green cloth (ca. 1909), printed paper spine label; lightly rubbed, foot of spine chipped. Bookplate of the Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, New Jersey, rubber stamps on edges. Very good. This paper contains remarks on the theory of Theodor Grotthus (1785-1722), the spheroidal state, and decomposition of water by white hot platinum. In 1847 Grove was awarded the Royal Medal for his paper "On the gas voltaic battery" and his B... View more info

The Bakerian Lecture. - Inquiries concerning elementary laws of electricity.

By: HARRIS, Sir William Snow (1791-1867).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London:, Richard and John E. Taylor, 1839.: 1839

Seller ID: S4189


Third Series. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXXXIX, Part II. 305 x 241 mm. 4to. Pages (215)-241. [Entire volume: [vi], (215)-438, 12, [4] pp.] 6 tables. Original navy cloth, black leather spine label, gilt spine; joints reinforced with kozo. Very good. FIRST EDITION of William Harris' Bakerian Lecture. Harris contributed papers on the elementary laws of electricity in 1834, 1836, and 1839, and they are described in the DNB as "his best work." Sir William Snow Harris was an electrician who was knighted in 1847 for his improved lightning... View more info