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"Ueber sehr schnelle electrische Schwingungen." with: "Nachtrag zu der Abhandlung uber sehr schnelle electrische Schwingungen." with: "Ueber einen Einfluss des ultravioletten Lichtes auf die electrische Entladung."

By: HERTZ, Heinrich Rudolf (1857-1894).

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: In: Annalen der Physik, Neue Folge, Band XXXI, 1887. Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1887.: 1887

Seller ID: S6314


8vo. Pages 421-448; 543-544; 983-1000. [Entire volume: viii, 1048 pp.] Figs. 23-29 on plate III; figs. 8-11 on plate VII. Quarter cloth, cloth corners, marbled boards, gilt spine; spine ends frayed, corners bumped. Ex library ms. paper spine label, rubber stamps. Very good. FIRST EDITION. HERTZ WAS THE FIRST TO DEMONSTRATE EXPERIMENTALLY THAT ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES RADIATE IN SPACE AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT, just as Maxwell had predicted in his Treatise on electricity and magnetism. Hertz determined that electromagnetic waves were longer than light waves and showed that they were in complete corre... View more info

Original Papers by the Late John Hopkinson. Edited with a memoir by B. Hopkinson. Vol. I: Technical Papers. Vol. II: Scientific Papers.

By: HOPKINSON, John.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK:, Cambridge University Press, 1901.: 1901

Seller ID: S11337


2 volumes. 8vo. lxvi, 294; vii, 393 pp. Frontispiece, figures. Original double-ruled maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spines; corners and spine ends faintly rubbed. Half-title and f.f.e.p. rubber stamps, Dominion Observatory Ottawa Library bookplates. Very good +. "Of the many names associated with the development of electrical engineering during the last quarter of the nineteenth century, John Hopkinson claims a position of undisputed and honoured pre-eminence" (Philosophical Magazine). "Hopkinson's application of Maxwell's electromagnetic theories to the analysis of residual charge an... View more info

"Ueber die Identitat der Schwingungen des Lichts mit den elektrischen Stromen."

By: LORENZ, Ludwig Valentin (1829-1891).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Funfte Reihe, Elfter Band Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1867.: 1867

Seller ID: S6339


8vo. Pages 243-263. [Entire volume: x, 660 pp.] Quarter brown cloth, marbled boards, gilt spine. Ex library ms. spine number, blind-stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory. Very good. FIRST EDITION of a paper that originally appeared in the Oversigt over det K. Danske Vidensh. Selsk. Forhandlung, No. 1, 1867. "Most impressive of all Lorenz' achievements in optics is his electromagnetic theory of light, developed in a relatively unknown paper of 1867, two years after Maxwell's famous paper on the same subject. At that time Lorenz did not know Maxwell's the... View more info

Die Lehre von Galvanismus und Elektromagnetismus. Erste Abtheilung: Elektrodynamik, Elektromagnetismus, Magnetismus aller Korper. Zwite Abtheilung: Induction, Schlussbetrachtungen, Nachtrage.

By: WIEDEMANN, Gustav Heinrich (1826-1899).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Braunschweig:, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1863.: 1863

Seller ID: S11905


2 vols. 8vo. ix, [1], 617, [1]; [iv], [619-621], 622-1183, [1] pp. 395 figures, 1 folding color plate (facing p. 876), bibliography, index. Early black half calf over marbled boards; worn, hinges cracked (holding at cords). "Cancelled" bookplates of Dr. Atkinson, Royal Military College, title-page rubber stamps of Finbury Technical College. Good. Early edition of Wiedemann's treatise on galvanism and electromagnetism, complete in two volumes. The Electrician states that the first edition appeared in two volumes in 1863, followed in 1871 by a second edition in three volumes, and in 188... View more info