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Physico-Mechanical Experiments On Various Subjects. Containing An Account of several Surprizing Phenomena touching Light and Electricity, Producible on the Attrition of Bodies. With many other Remarkable Appearances, not before observ'd. Together with the Explanations of all the Machines, (the Figures of which are Curiously Engrav'd on Copper) and other Apparatus us'd in making the Experiments.

By: HAUKSBEE, Francis (1666-1713).

Price: $6,500.00

Publisher: London:, R. Brugis, 1709.: 1709

Seller ID: S9409


Small 4to. (201 x 160 mm) [14], 194 pp. 8 plates (7 folding); foxing to some sections, plates 3 and 4 bound in reverse order, 1 plate facing p. 160, margins of two plates reinforced. Full modern speckled tan calf, raised bands, gilt-stamped spine title. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon, ink ownership marks of James William Heath (1869) on front endleaf. Very good. FIRST EDITION. THE DISCOVERY OF NEON LIGHTING. By 1705, Hauksbee had discovered that if he placed a small amount ... View more info