London: Eliot Stock, 1893. 2 volumes. xvi, 558; viii, 574 pages, plus 16pp of ads. Thick 8vo, original gilt-lettered brown cloth (spine ends neatly repaired; first several pages torn at top edge but otherwise an unread copy with unopened pages). London: Elliot Stock, 1893. First edition. A very good copy.
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Lyon: Chalumeau, 1936. Compte rendu des Journees 5,6,7 et 8 Mars 1936. Numerous plates and text illustrations. 2 vols, 4to, original printed wrappers; upper hinge of vol. I worn.(Lyon: Chalumeau, 1936). Very good. Among the papers presented at this conference in honor of the great French physicist who formulated the mathematical basis of electro-dynamics were contributions by Jean-Baptiste Perrin, Auguste Lumiere, Maurice Broglie, and Frederic and Irene Joliot-Curie.
London: 1951. 1 page, 10 x 8 inches, Faraday Research Laboratory, Royal Institution, London, March 19, 1951, making an inquiry, in part: "...I have often wondered how the matter of the C. L. Pension was going, but have not liked to write to ask in case the news was bad. I am really delighted to hear that the news is good! It is not a fortune in these days, although before 1914 it would have been..." He continues the letter...
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1842. Over 50 text woodcut illustrationa. 300pp. 12mo, original blind stamped brown cloth (rubbing to surface of covers and corners); some foxing. Philadelphia, 1842. Very Good (+). American edition of a work first published in London by the Society for the Promotion of Popular Instruction.
New York: Appleton, 1866. From Coal and other Bituminous Substances capable of Supplying Burning Fluids. 8vo, original blind stamped cloth, expertly recased; rubbed. New York Appleton, 1866. Very good. According to the author's preface, this is "the first published  monograph on the art of distilling oils from minerals containing Bitumen."