Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1892. hardcover. Uebersetzt von W. Ostwald. 33 text illustrations. Tall 8vo, modern boards, leather label, original printed wrappers bound in; uncut and partially unopened. Leipzig, 1892. Very good (+). very good(+).
First Edition in German of Gibb's three papers on thermodynamics, an area of physics which had broadened to embrace the whole field of energy transformations. Wilhelm Ostwald, the translator, was also a well-known physical chemist and helped contribute to Gibbs' reputation.