Category: Electromagnetism


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"Ueber die Identität der Schwingungen des Lichts mit den elektrischen Strömen."

By: LORENZ, Ludwig Valentin (1829-1891).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Funfte Reihe, Elfter Band Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1867., 1867

8vo. Pages 243-263. [Entire volume: x, 660 pp.] Quarter brown cloth, marbled boards, gilt spine. Ex library ms. spine number, blind-stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory. Very good. FIRST EDITION of a paper that originally appeared in the Oversigt over det K. Danske Vidensh. Selsk. Forhandlung, No. 1, 1867. "Most impressive of all Lorenz' achievements in optics is his electromagnetic theory of light, developed in a relatively unkn... View more info

"Ueber sehr schnelle electrische Schwingungen." with: "Nachtrag zu der Abhandlung über sehr schnelle electrische Schwingungen." with: "Ueber einen Einfluss des ultravioletten Lichtes auf die electrische Entladung."

By: HERTZ, Heinrich Rudolf (1857-1894).

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: In: Annalen der Physik, Neue Folge, Band XXXI, 1887. Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1887., 1887

8vo. Pages 421-448; 543-544; 983-1000. [Entire volume: viii, 1048 pp.] Figs. 23-29 on plate III; figs. 8-11 on plate VII. Quarter cloth, cloth corners, marbled boards, gilt spine; spine ends frayed, corners bumped. Ex library ms. paper spine label, rubber stamps. Very good. FIRST EDITION. HERTZ WAS THE FIRST TO DEMONSTRATE EXPERIMENTALLY THAT ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES RADIATE IN SPACE AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT, just as Maxwell had predicted in his Treatise on electricity and ma... View more info

Ãœber die Erhaltung der Kraft.

By: HELMHOLTZ, Hermann von (1821-1894).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Leipzig & Berlin:, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1902., 1902

Series: Ostwald's Klassiker der exakten Wissenschaften, No. 1. 6th thousand. Sm. 8vo. 60 pp. Original black-printed gray stiff boards. Fine copy. On the Conservation of Force was first issued in 1847. Drawing on the earlier work of Sadi Carnot, Émile Clapeyron and James Prescott Joule, he postulated a relationship between mechanics, heat, light, electricity and magnetism by treating them all as manifestations of a single force (energy in modern terms). He published ... View more info

Die Lehre von Galvanismus und Elektromagnetismus. Erste Abtheilung: Elektrodynamik, Elektromagnetismus, Magnetismus aller Korper. Zwite Abtheilung: Induction, Schlussbetrachtungen, Nachtrage.

By: WIEDEMANN, Gustav Heinrich (1826-1899).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Braunschweig:, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1863., 1863

2 vols. 8vo. ix, [1], 617, [1]; [iv], [619-621], 622-1183, [1] pp. 395 figures, 1 folding color plate (facing p. 876), bibliography, index. Early black half calf over marbled boards; worn, hinges cracked (holding at cords). "Cancelled" bookplates of Dr. Atkinson, Royal Military College, title-page rubber stamps of Finbury Technical College. Good. Early edition of Wiedemann's treatise on galvanism and electromagnetism, complete in two volumes. The Electrician sta... View more info


By: SLATER, John C. & Nathaniel H. FRANK.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York & London:, McGraw-Hill, 1947., 1947

International Series in Pure and Applied Physics. 234 x 158 mm. 8vo. xiii, 240 pp. 40 figs., index. Green cloth. Ownership signature. Fine. FIRST EDITION. This is the second of several volumes intended to replace the Introduction to theoretical physics by the same authors by separating the material on mechanics, electromagnetism, and the quantum theory for fuller treatment. John C. Slater was one of Richard Feynman's instructors. First Edition. View more info


By: MACDONALD, Hector Munro (1865-1935).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London:, G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1934., 1934

Inscription: Signed

8vo. xv, 178 pp. Erratum slip, index. Blue gilt-stamped cloth. INSCRIBED "From the author". Very good +. View more info

Original Papers by the Late John Hopkinson. Edited with a memoir by B. Hopkinson. Vol. I: Technical Papers. Vol. II: Scientific Papers.


Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK:, Cambridge University Press, 1901., 1901

2 volumes. 8vo. lxvi, 294; vii, 393 pp. Frontispiece, figures. Original double-ruled maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spines; corners and spine ends faintly rubbed. Half-title and f.f.e.p. rubber stamps, Dominion Observatory Ottawa Library bookplates. Very good +. "Of the many names associated with the development of electrical engineering during the last quarter of the nineteenth century, John Hopkinson claims a position of undisputed and honoured pre-eminence" (Phil... View more info