London: Macmillan, 1893. Authorized English translation by D. E. Jones with a Preface by Lord Kelvin. Illustrated with 40 text figures. 279pp. 8vo, original blue-green cloth. London and New York, Macmillan and Co, 1893. First Edition in English. Inked description of the contents of the book on the half-title, still a near fine copy. Hertz's collected papers on electromagnetic waves; the foundation for wireless communication. One of the most important works in modern physics, published the year after the German.....
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Berlin: Springer, 1924. Illustrated with 235 small in-text figures. x, 561pp plus ads. Thick 8vo, rebound in older blue cloth (a bit rubbed; spine darkened) with the original printed wrappers bound-in. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1924. First Edition. A very good(+) copy, internally fine save for a neatly inked signature inside front cover.
Trnava: Typis Tyrnaviensibus, 1776. Illustrated with 7 folded leaves of plates at rear. , 496 pages with text in Latin. Thick 8vo, older calf-backed boards; some edgewear at extremities and a bit of worming on rear cover. [Trnava]: Typis Tyrnaviensibus, 1776. Editio quarta, ab authore recognita. A very good clean copy with 1 small library stamp on rear endpaper only. Scarce. OCLC lists only 6 copies of this edition.
Cambridge: University Press, 1948. Text figures. 652 pages. Tall thick 8vo, navy blue cloth. Cambridge: University Press, 1948. Reprint of the fifth edition. Some wear at head, else a near fine copy. "Written in Jeans' fluent style, [it] was widely used and went through many editions". -- DSB 7, p. 84.
Washington: Carnegie Institute, 1911. With 67 plates of spectrograms. 8vo, original cloth. Washington D.C.: Carnegie Institute, 1911. Very good. First Edition. The problems here under investigation include the effect of ions as compared with molecules on the absorption spectra of solutions, the effect of high temperature on the absorption spectra of aqueous solutions, and the measurement of the intensity of the various absorption bands by means of radiomicrmeter and thermoelectric junctions.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, 1835. With engravings. A New Edition. 21 plates. 287pp. + index. 12mo, contemporary brown cloth, several leaves of notes tipped in. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, 1835. Very good. Text-book on elementary physics or mechanics. Kater (1777-1835), a member of all leading scientific societies of his time, is best known for his experiments with pendulums, and his improvements in the hygrometer. Lardner, the well-known Dublin-born popularizer of scientific knowledge, is best known for his Cabinet Cyclopedia.
London: Macmillan, 1909. With black and white illustrations from Mrs. King's own drawings and those of her daughters. 245 pages (top edge gilt, other edges deckle, marks from adhesive of old bookplates which have been removed from front endpapers), 8vo, red cloth (darkened, front hinge cracked). A good copy. From the William Inglis Morse collection, bearing his ex-libris stamps.
Paris: Deterville, 1801. Illustrated with 3 folding copper engravings. xxx, [ii], 443,  pages. 8vo, contemporary marbled boards with mottled calf spine, decorated in gilt; marbled page edges. Paris: Deterville, 1801. Second Edition. Final leaf damaged, else a very good(+) clean copy. "Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, a meticulous experimenter, revolutionized chemistry. He established the law of conservation of mass, determined that combustion and respiration are caused by chemical reactions with what he named "oxygen" and helped systematize chemical nomenclature, among many other.....
Illus. 7 pages (pp 728-734) IN: Annalen der Physik, 4th series, vol. 17, no. 4. 8vo, original printed wrappers. (front wrapper chipped). Leipzig, 1905. First Edition. Offered entire. Lehmann, the great German physicist, was the discoverer of liquid crystals, a subject to which the present work is an early contribution. Other contributors to this volume include A. Winkelmann, John Koch, W. Matthies, G. Melander, R. Fuersteabau, and others.