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.
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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...
London: Bell, 1923. Illustrations and graphs. 8vo, original blue cloth only lightly rubbed. London: Bell and Sons, 1923. First Edition. Very good (+). Andrade's reputation as a major physicist was established by his work on atomic structure. This is among his most important contributions.
London: Abelard-Schuman, 1960. Illustrated. 224pp., thin 8vo, pale green cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper price clipped, chipped. London: Abelard-Schuman, (1960). A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Venice: Luce Antony de Giunta, 1517. Illustrated with a fine woodcut headpiece showing St. Thomas teaching; many decorative initials and in-text diagrams throughout, and printer's device at end.  147 leaves with black letter Latin text printed in double columns. Folio, later vellum-backed boards. Venitijs, Impensis domini Luce Antonij de Giunta Florentini, 1517. A tear in the title page has been carefully mended, still a very good tight copy with some contemporary ink marginalia. Scarce. OCLC lists only 5 copies...
New York: Philosophical Library, 1958. Illus. with 2 large folding charts. Small 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper torn. New York: Philosophical Library, (1958). Very good.
Paris: 1900. A.L.S. 8vo., 2 pages, Paris, August 30, 1900, in German (translated), to a colleague whom he would like to meet at the Paris World Exhibition: "Since yesterday, I am here in Paris and already have to leave tomorrow. Therefore, I will have to content myself with looking at some novelties at the exposition, apart from the official visits I have to make. If it is possible for you to come to the exposition tomorrow as well, we could...
New York: Basic Books, 1960. Illustrated. 2 volumes. Tall thick 8vo, blue cloth, spines evenly faded else near fine. New York: Basic Books Inc., (1960). Very good. Vol. 1: The Physical Sciences Vol. 2: The Biological Sciences.
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;...
80 pages. Slim 8vo, original yellow printed wrappers; worn, back cover detached. Wien und Leipzig, 1920.
Slim 4to, 29pp.,marbled boards. No place, no date, ca. 1805. Very good. An interesting paper dealing with barometric determinations of altitude made during travels in France, Switzerland, and Italy, during the years 1802 and 1803 by a Geneva physician.
London: George Allen, 1924. Translated from the French by Eden and Cedar Paul. Text figures. 259pp. 8vo, green cloth (spine faded). London: George Allen, (1924). Very good. Surveys the recent work of Rutherford, Bohr, Einstein.
Lilienthal: 1807. Important A.L.S. "J.W. Bessel", 8vo. 2 pages, Lilienthal, December 10th 1807, in German, writing to fellow astronomer Carl Ludwig Harding who discovered Juno (a moon of Jupiter), concerning observational reports on Comet orbits that he is comparing with those reported by Olbers, which are included in this letter. He thanks Harding for sending along his map of comet Orbis and adds that observations of "their" comets are enclosed. Bessel stresses the point that the observations made with the...
New York: Dover, 1949. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper worn. New York: Dover, (1949). Very good.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1925. 8vo, blue cloth. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1925. First Edition. near fine.
Berkeley: University of California, 1972. Illustrated. xx + 414 pages, 8vo, blue cloth, lightly rubbed; some penciling throughout text, otherwise very good. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972. A very good(-) copy.
Illus. 3 pages (pp. 453-456) IN: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, de l'Academie des Sciences, Vol. 138., no. 8. 4to, modern wrappers. Paris, 1904. First Edition. Entire issue offered complete. Blondlot was awarded prizes for his experimental determinations of the consequences of Maxwell's theories of electromagnetism, but faded into obscurity after his scandalous discovery of N rays.
2 pages (pp. 1421-2) IN: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, de l'Academie des Sciences, Vol. 136, no. 24. 4to, original printed salmon wrappers (quite tattered at edges), now in modern wrappers. Paris, 1903. First Edition. Issue offered entire. Early account of the scandalous n-rays, which were proven to be non-existant in 1904. Blondlot, who had achieved recognition for his experimental determinations of the consequences of Maxwell's theories of electromagnetism, retired into obscurity after he recanted his discovery of n-rays. DSB.
3 pages (pp. 545-47) IN: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, de l'Academie des Sciences, Vol. 138, no. 9. 4to, modern wrappers. Paris, 1904. First Edition. Entire issue offered complete. ALSO INCLUDED: BLONDLOT, R. Particularites que presente l'action exercee par les rayons N sur une surface faiblement eclairee. 2 pages (pp. 547-548).
New York: Interscience, 1955. Illustrated. 866pp., 8vo, black cloth. New York: Interscience, (1955). Very good.
New York: Putnam, 1976. Illustrated. xviii + 492pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper very lightly worn. New York: G.P. Putnam's, Sons, (1976). A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Copenhagen: J.H. Schultz, 1958. 96pp., thin 8vo, printed wrappers. Kobenhavn: J.H. Schultz Forlag, 1958. A very good (+) copy.
Copenhagen: Jul. Gjellerups Forlag, 1922. 70 pages. Slim 8vo, original beige printed wrappers (very lightly worn but sturdy). Kobenhavn: Jul. Gjellerups Forlag, 1922. A very good(+) copy. Bohr wrote this work at the time that he and members of his laboratory staff were working on a theory of the periodic system of the elements. Bohr, by "the analysis of the evidence of the spectra, renewed the science of chemistry by putting at the chemists' disposal rational spectroscopic methods much more...
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.
296pp., 8vo, two-toned cloth, dust wrapper; edgeworn & ownership signature on front flyleaf. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1952. Very good.