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.
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...
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.
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.
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.