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Publisher: London:, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 1782.: 1782
Seller ID: S9548
Small 4to (234 x 174 mm) pp. (iii)-vi, (229)-328. Numerous tables; pages 231-234 mis-bound, but present. Modern boards, printed paper spine label. Bookplates of Haskell Norman/University of Texas, and Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST EDITION of one of several scientific treatises by Benjamin Thompson, a native of Massachusetts who fought on the British side in the War of Independence and was knighted by George III. He later joined the court of the Elector of Bavaria and rose to become head of the elector's army. "Professionally, Thompson was a soldier of fortune. His first serious scientific st... View more info
By: WHITE, Andrew D.
Publisher: New York:, George Braziller, 1955.: 1955
Seller ID: RH1553
Sm. 8vo. xxxiv, 474 pp. Index. Black cloth. Ownership signature of Roger Hahn. Very good. View more info