On Some New Electro-Magnetical Motions, and on the Theory of Magnetism", in The Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and the Arts, Vol. XII (1822)

Faraday, Michael

Published by John Murray, 1822, London, 1822
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Title: On Some New Electro-Magnetical Motions, and ...

Publisher: John Murray, 1822, London

Publication Date: 1822

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


First printing of the landmark article (pp. 74-96) in which Faraday demonstrated the conversion of electrical force into mechanical motion -- in effect, the creation of the first electric motor. "It was this paper.which thrust Faraday into the first rank of European scientists." (Williams) Bound together with 3 subsequent notes by Faraday (pp. 186f., 283-285, 416-421) + 2 illus. plates, all from the same Vol. XII. Removed and recently re-bound in an attractive cloth binding, with blank leaves separating the articles/notes, and printed label on front cover. Foxing on the 2 plates. Otherwise in Fine condition. -- Faraday omitted this, and his other papers published before 1832, from his 3-volume "Experimental Researches in Electricity". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002386

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