London: Constable, 1907. 29 text figures. 172pp. 8vo, blue cloth (lightly rubbed on spine,likely from neatly removed label; ownership name and library stamp on inside front cover). London: Arnold Constable, 1907. First Edition. Very good(+). Based on a course of lectures given at the Royal Institution in 1906, the same year in which the author won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his theoretical and experimental investigations into the transmission of electricity through gases.
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New York: Appleton, 1888. Illustrated. 8vo, decorative rust cloth. New York: Appleton, 1888. Second edition. Very good (+). Tyndall (1820-1893), in three conclusive investigations, ... put the polarity of bismuth and other diamagnetic bodies beyond question. Five years were devoted by him to the investigation of diamagnetism and the influence of crystalline structure and mechanical pressure upon the manifestations of magnetic force. (DNB).
Halle: 1892. Fine content A.L.S. "H. v. Helmholtz", on a German Imperial mail postcard, 3.5 x 5", Halle-upon-Salle, Physics Laboratory, Paradeplatz, to acclaimed German physicist Frederic Ernst Dorn, in full (translated): "Have, with many thanks, received your work about the electrical resistance; and will send it back after my return from England. I would be grateful for an abstract; meanwhile I have already convinced myself that the work in my hands is very clear and [I] wouldn't want to create.....
Leipzig: 1905. Illus., tables, graphs. 12pp., disbound. FROM: Annalen der Physik, vol. 18, Elfte Heft, pp. 128-39. 8vo, modern wrappers. Leipzig, 1905. Good Doctoral dissertation (abridged) of the great German physicist, founder of quantitative photochemistry. Here he discusses the operation of irradiation, anticipating his pioneer researches in the area of point discharges.
Cambridge: University Press, 1906. No. 4 in series of Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, edited by J.G. Leathem & E.T. Whittaker. Illustrated with diagrams. viii, 64pp. Slim 8vo, original printed paper wrappers (spine darkened but otherwise wraps are only slightly toned; small ink smudge on cover and neatly inked signature on half title, otherwise clean). Cambridge: University Press, 1906. First edition. An excellent copy of this very scarce tract, likely his second published work, after The Treatise on.....