Title: The Papers of Joseph Henry: Volumes 1-7.
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press 1972-96, Washington, DC
Publication Date: 1972
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
Edited by Nathan Reingold (Volumes 1-5) and Marc Rothenberg (Volumes 6-7). 7 volumes (out of 12). Small 4to. Grey c loth (Volumes 1-6), black cloth (Volume 7), dust jackets. xxxiv, 496pp; xxxix, 524pp; xxxiv, 585pp; xxxiv, 475pp; xxxviii, 506pp; xli, 662pp; xlviii, 717pp. Frontispieces, illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Fine/fine to near fine. All volumes are tight and pristine, while some of the earlier jackets show slight age toning. Superb and handsome first editions of the first seven volumes of this hefty twelve-volume set. A massive scholarly achievement chronicling the work of this American scientist (1797-1878) who served as first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Volume 1 covers "December 1797 -- October 1832: The Albany Years," Volume 2 covers "November 1832 -- December 1835: The Princeton Years," Volume 3 covers "January 1836 -- December 1837: The Princeton Years," Volume 4 covers "January 1838 -- December 1840: The Princeton Years," Volume 5 covers "January 1841 -- December 1843: The Princeton Years," Volume 6 covers "January 1844 -- December 1846: The Princeton Years" and Volume 7 covers "January 1847 -- December 1849: The Smithsonian Years.". Bookseller Inventory # 39339
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