New York: Babcock & Wilcox, 1931. Illustrated. 67 pages, thin 8vo, brown cloth with illustration on front cover; signature on title page. New York: Babcock & Wilcox, 1931. A very good copy.
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Delft: Nederlandsche Kabelfabriek, 1954. Illustrated throughout by Bernard Van Vlijmen with charming full-page drawings and watercolors of the factory floor (some in color), printed in Rotogravure. Oblong 4to. Spiral bound within a full dark green padded leather binding; board slipcase with matching leather spine. Delft: Nederlandsche Kabelfabriek, 1954. First Edition. Leather covers are crackled but sound, otherwise a fine copy of this unusual book. A beautifully produced history of the famous Dutch electrical cable factory.
Paris: 1872. 4to, modern brown buckram, leather spine label; bookplate of Franz Sondheimer. (Paris, 1872-78). Fine. (1). (Edmond). Memoire sur l'Analyse de la Lumiere emise par les composes d'uranium phosphorescents..., 5 aout 1872. pp. 1-40; (2). (Antoine-Cesar). Premier Memoire sur le Mode d'Intervention de l'Eau et les Forces Electro-Motrices..., 7 juillet 1873. pp. 1-78; (3). (Antoine & Edmond). Memoire sur la Temperature de deux sols semblables...observee avec le thermometre electrique... 13 fevrier 1874. pp. 1-53. With 43pp. of temperature tables;...
WITH: Zweyte Fortsezung. 2 works in 1. 10 folding copperplates, one in facsimile. 110, 138pp. 8vo, cont. boards (damaged); some worming on margins, no text damage. Stutgart: Johann Benedikt Mezler, 1786. First Editions. Two reports on the Walkiers de St. Amand electrical machine and various experiments conducted with it, by a German enthusiast. Between 1784 and 1791 Bohnenberger published seven reports on his scientific investigations in electricity. The Walkiers machine was also used by members of the Paris Academy of...
Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1891. 2 volumes. Both books filled with equations, 2 full-page plates at rear of volume I, plate 2 detached but present, 2 folding table at rear of volume II. xii + 139 pages and viii + 166 pages, thin 8vo, maroon cloth; spine ends chipped, cloth rubbed. Leipzig: Johann Ambosius Barth, 1891 & 1893. Overall a very good pair. Part I: Ableitung der Grundgleichungen fur Ruhende, Homogene, Isotrope Korper.Part II: Verhaltniss zur Fernwirkungstheorie; Specielle Falle der Elektrostatik, Stationaren Stromung und Induction.
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1926. 192pp. (browned), tall slim 8vo, stiff green printed wrappers (rubbed). Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1926. VEry good. With the small ownership label of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1989. Illustrated. x + 333 pages, 8vo, red cloth, d.w. Manchester: Manchester University Press, (1989). Top edge and inside dust wrapper are a bit foxed, else a near fine copy.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1941. Frontispiece. 453 pages, blue cloth, d.w. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1941. First edition thus. Fine.
Norwalk: Burndy Library, 1957. triumphs of the electrical age. Many Illus. including one large folding plate. 57pp. 4to, stiff pictorial wrs. Norwalk: Burndy Library, 1957. Very good.
Norwalk: Burndy Library, 1961. Illustrated title page with illustrations and diagrams throughout. 47pp. Slim 4to, printed wrappers. Norwalk: Burndy Library, 1961. A very good(-) copy.
Norwalk: Burndy Engineering Company, 1954. Illustrated in sepia. 48 pages, slim 4to, green pictorial wrappers with white spine. Norwalk, Burndy Engineering Company, 1954. A near fine copy.
Philadelphia: 1819. 168pp. age browned, tall 8vo, original boards, entirely uncut; (front cover detached, light foxing). Philadelphia: Bioren, Printed for the Author, 1819. Scarce. Good. Collected papers on a case of lunacy, aneurism, miasma and light, electricity, &. Austin 747.
London: Quaritch, 1878. Volume I: 574 pages with 8 folding plates. Volume II: 302 pages with 5 plates. Volume III: 588 pages with 4 plates, 8vos, original dark green pebbled cloth, glazed. London: Taylor & Francis, 1839-1844-1855 [Quaritch 1878-1882]. Light but fairly persistent foxing throughout, otherwise a near fine set. Despite information on title pages, this is the later reprint published by Bernard Quaritch, each marked "Facsimile-Reprint". This collection of 29 papers were original published by Faraday in the Philosophical...
Cambridge: University Press, 1971. Edited by L. Pearce Williams. Illustrated. 2 volumes. Tall 8vo, blue cloth with burgundy spine labels. Cambridge: University Press, 1971. A very near fine set.
Bale: Benno Schwabe, 1899. Edited by Georg W. A. Kahlbaum and Francis V. Darbishire. Frontis. xi + 376 pages, green cloth with lightly bumped and rubbed corners. Bale: Benno Schwabe and London: Williams & Norgate, 1899. A very good copy.
London: Longmans, 1916. Illustrated, some folding. 911 pages, small stamp on fly-leaf, very thick 8vo, original green cloth. London: Longmans, 1916. Third Edition, Revised. One folding plate torn, else a very good(+) copy. Fleming was a British electrical engineer and pioneering researcher in radio transmission and technology. He patented the first thermionic valve (diode) in 1902. This was the first electron tube and basis for modern telecommunications.
London: Longmans, 1906. 298 illustrations, 8 folding. 672 pages, 2 book plates on inside front cover, very thick 8vo, original green cloth. London: Longmans, 1906. A very good(+) copy. Fleming was a British electrical engineer and pioneering researcher in radio transmission and technology. He patented the first thermionic valve (diode) in 1902. This was the first electron tube and basis for modern telecommunications.
Seattle: Superior Publishing Co. Illustrated in black and white. 175 pages, 4to, marbled boards, dust wrapper, dust wrapper (edgeworn & price-clipped). First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Schenectady: General Electric Company, 1904. Many photo Illus. Thin 4to, pictorial wrs., wrappers lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Schenetady: General Electric Company, 1904. First Edition Descriptions and illustrations of electric lamps made by General Electric that had been installed on the streets and on ceilings of buildings in New York.
Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1933. Filled with equations and text illustrations, diagrams. vi + 257 pages, tall 8vo, blue cloth; ink stamp front free endpaper, some spotting to top of front cover. Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1933. Internally clean and bright, a very good copy.
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: Century, 1924. Frontis, illustrated. xi + 489 pages, 8vo, burgundy cloth; spine darkened, title page and fore-edges foxed. New York: The Century Co., (1924). A very good copy.
Washington: Smithsonian, 1972. Ed. by Nathan Reingold. Illus. 496pp. 4to, gray cloth, cloth lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972.
Washington: Smithsonian, 1975. Ed. by Nathan Reingold. Illus. 524pp. 4to, gray cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, cloth spine soiled. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1975.
Washington: Smithsonian, 1975. Ed. by Marc Rothenberg. Illus. 662pp. 4to, original gray cloth, d.w. lightly soiled and with a small tear, ex-lib. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992.