Cambridge: University Press, 1878. Translated, with Notes, by Alexander Freeman. 8vo, handsomely rebound in full polished blind stamped brown calf, red leather spine labels. Cambridge: University Press, 1878. First Edition in English. Fine. "The first and greatest book on the physical subject of the conduction of heat. It is one of the very few scientific books which can never be rendered antiquated by the progress of science." (Clerk Maxwell). "Contains the celebrated theorem named after him, and marks `an epoch.....
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With Forword by Albert Einstein. Illus. 96 pages. 8vo, original printed wrappers. Berlin, 1920. The first attempt to put Einstein's gravitational theory to empirical test, a task for which Freundlich was, as Einstein himself points out in the Forword, particularly well qualified as being the first to become thoroughly acquainted with the basic principles of the theory.
Chicago: Northwestern University Press, 1939. Frontispiece portrait with b/w drawings and diagrams throughout. xxi, 300 pages. Large 8vo, blue cloth-backed boards (spine sunned and somewhat edgeworn). Chicago: Northwestern University Press, 1939. Ghosts of erased pencil marks in some margins, and a few pages with more extensive scholarly notations and diagrams remaining; still overall a very good solid copy. Translated from the Italian and Latin into English by Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio. With an introduction by Antonio Favaro...
New York: Macmillan, 1933. Translated from the Italian and Latin by Henry Crew and Alfonso De Salvio. Introduction by Antonio Favaro. Frontispiece portrait and other illustrations/diagrams throughout. 300 pages. Large 8vo, gray cloth-backed boards with paper spine label (corners a bit bumped; staining on rear cover; pages somewhat wavy). New York: Macmillan, 1933. Penciling on front endpaper, else internally clean and solid. Very good.
PART ONE ONLY. 1 lithographic plate; soiled. 16 pages. Slim 4to, modern wrappers. From Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. (London, 1858-59). Inscribed by the author. Report on his important experiments on the discharge of electricity through gases at low pressure, by one of the founders of the Chemical Society.
PARTS ONE AND TWO. 2 lithographic plates. 16 & 23 pages. Slim 4to, modern wrappers. From Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 1858 (pp. 1-16) and 1859 (pp. 137-160). London, 1858-1859. Reports on his important experiments on the discharge of electricity through gases at low pressure, by one of the founders of the Chemical Society.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. Illustrated with facsimiles of handwritten pages. 359 pages, small 4to, light blue cloth, dust wrapper (price clipped). Princeton: Princeton U.P. (1971). A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. A monograph treating Carnot's scientific work, with facsimile reproduction of his unpublished writings on mechanics and on the calculus, and an essay concerning the latter by A.P. Youshekevitch.
Paris: Hachette, 1874. Color frontispiece. Profusely illustrated with 22 plates, including 6 in color, and 427 in-text drawings. 743pp., short thick 4to, contemporary binding of full gilt- stamped purple morocco (leather is edgeworn and a bit faded; front endpaper detached; very clean internally). Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1874. Text in French. Very good.
Paris: Chez Gueffier, 1769. 4 volumes, bound in 2. Illustrated with 74 folding plates, all but 6 being hand-colored. Thick short 8vos, contemporary calf, elaborate gilt-decorated spines with raised bands, marbled endpapers. Paris: Chez Gueffier, 1769. First edition. A near fine copy of this fascinating, early book with very interesting plates relating to mathematics, physics, scientific experiments, optics, magic, perspective, cards, electricity, heat, firearms, fireworks, occult, and more.
New York: Van Nostrand, 1903. 41 illus. 72pp. + ads. Thin 8vo, orig. gilt-lettered cloth. New York: Van Nostrand, 1903. First Edition. Very good (+). Inscribed by the author. Hammer was an assistant to Thomas Edison and responsible for tests and records on incandescent lamps, later chief engineer of the Boston Edison Company and Edison's personal representative to the Paris Exposition of 1889. DAB.
New York: Bantam, 1988. With an Introduction by Carl Sagan. Illustrations. 198 pages. Slim 8vo, black cloth-backed boards, d.w. (1 inch closed tear at rear flap with no paper loss). New York: Bantam Books, (1988). First American Edition. Fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Very scarce copy of the first issue, which, because of many misprints, including missing dedication and table of contents leaves, was recalled from booksellers, and destroyed. This is a near fine copy in a......
New York: Bantam, 1988. With an Introduction by Carl Sagan. Illustrations. 198 pages. Slim 8vo, black cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: Bantam Books, (1988). First American Edition. Fine. Very scarce copy of the first issue, which, because of many misprints, including missing dedication and table of contents leaves, was recalled from booksellers, and destroyed. This is a fine copy in a silver dust wrapper (later changed to blue).