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About this Item: Aitrang : Windpferd, 1998. kart. Condition: Gut. 1. Aufl.. 133 S. : Ill. ; 23 cm in gutem Zustand A590 ISBN 9783893852840 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 302. Seller Inventory # 2143710

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Rückert, Ulrich:

Published by Goldmann Wilhelm GmbH, (1982)

ISBN 10: 3442108977 ISBN 13: 9783442108978

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About this Item: Goldmann Wilhelm GmbH, 1982. Condition: Gut. 1. Auflage. 188s. Einband leicht berieben und leicht knickspurig, , sonst gut erhalten, ISBN: 9783442108978 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 257 17,8 x 11,6 x 1,4 cm, Broschiert. Seller Inventory # 610899

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About this Item: Aitrang : Windpferd, 1998. kart. Condition: Gut. 1. Aufl.. 133 S. : Ill. ; 23 cm 3893852840 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 305. Seller Inventory # 123266

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Dehin, Robert

Published by Reuille Verlag, Versoix (CH) (1994)

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About this Item: Reuille Verlag, Versoix (CH), 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Sehr gut. 1. Auflage. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Sprache Deutsch. Dem Alter entsprechender sehr guter sauberer Zustand. Seller Inventory # 041427

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Jutta Schmeiler, Nicole Lohr

Published by Verlag an der Ruhr GmbH (2014)

ISBN 10: 3834624993 ISBN 13: 9783834624994

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About this Item: Verlag an der Ruhr GmbH, 2014. Pamphlet. Condition: New. 1. Aufl.. Language: German . Brand New Book. Diese völlig neu konzipierte Kompakt-Werkstatt bietet offene und handlungsorientierte Aufgaben zum Thema Magnetismus. Wer hätte gedacht, dass Brieftauben sicher zum Ziel finden, weil sie kleinste Magnetkristalle in ihren Schnäbeln besitzen und sich mit diesem eingebauten Kompass am Magnetfeld der Erde orientieren? Dies ist nur eines von vielen erstaunlichen Phänomenen, mit denen sich Kinder in dieser Werkstatt auseinandersetzen. Experimentierend und forschend erarbeiten sie sich vielschichtiges Wissen über Magnetismus: Wie wurde der erste Magnet entdeckt und wie beeinflusst das Magnetfeld der Erde die Lebensbedingungen vieler Tiere? Anhand abwechslungsreicher Aufgaben lernen die Schüler unterschiedliche Formen und die physikalische Wirkungsweise von Magneten kennen, erkunden die magnetischen Eigenschaften von Alltagsmaterialien und stellen selbst einen eigenem Kompass her. Magnetismus kindgerecht und handlungsorientiert umgesetzt: Ein Thema, das nicht nur Ihre Schüler anziehen wird!. Seller Inventory # KNV9783834624994

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Gilbert, William [Guilielmi Gilberti Colcestrensis, Medici Londinensis] Translated into English by P. Fleury Mottelay

Published by Dover Publications, Inc., and Constable & Co. Ltd, New York & London (1958)

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About this Item: Dover Publications, Inc., and Constable & Co. Ltd, New York & London, 1958. Card. Condition: Good. First Edition Thus. 137mm x 204mm tall (5.5" x 8" approx.). Pp liv, 368, with a portrait frontispiece and text figs., plus Dover's list of mathematical publications. [ 18pp, un-numbered, and including cover inners). Some marking to covers but internally very good. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 005571

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Glaser, Roland:

Published by Weinheim, Wiley-VCH, (2008)

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About this Item: Weinheim, Wiley-VCH, 2008. 8°, OKart. mit Schutzumschlag. 1. Aufl.. Mit zahlreichen Abbild. X, 350 S. Neuwertiges Ex. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0. Seller Inventory # 148674

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About this Item: 1870. Condition: VG. Berlin 1870 first edition. one issue of Monatsbericht der Koniglich Preussischen Akaemie der Wissenschaften . Bois-Reymond article pp. 537-568 with one plate. other articles in issue as well. VG largely unopened. Seller Inventory # a95911a

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Gerhard Hennig

Published by Hennig Technische Beratung, Gauting (1993)

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About this Item: Hennig Technische Beratung, Gauting, 1993. Softcover. 1. Auflage. Jan Gulbranssons Karikaturen Druck unbekannt. Desktop Publishing, 1993., Vorausgabe für Mitglieder der Magnetverbände (Auflage 300 Expl.), Mit Gebrauchsspuren,Bindung gebrochen In deutscher Sprache. pages. Befriedigend, Umschlag: Ohne Schutzumschlag. Seller Inventory # 001292

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Du Bois-Reymond

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About this Item: 1869. Condition: Good. Article on pp. 806-852 in one complete issue of Monatsbericht der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, November 1869. First edition. Original printed octavo wraps. Uncut. Many additional articles in issue as well. Good plus. No ownership marks; light wear and light soiling on cover. Seller Inventory # a84909b

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ROLLER, Duane H. D. [GILBERT, William]

Published by Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1959. (1959)

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About this Item: Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1959., 1959. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Frontispiece, 196 pp; 28 figs. Original cloth. Spine a little sunned, else Very Good. This copy does NOT have any library markings. First Edition. Seller Inventory # 4579

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Gilbert, William]. - Roller, Duane H. D.

Published by Amsterdam, Menno Hertzberger, 1959. (1959)

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About this Item: Amsterdam, Menno Hertzberger, 1959., 1959. Condition: 0. Erstausgabe. - Umschlag m. wenigen kl. Gebrauchsspuren. Rücken etw. verblasst, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 4°. Mit Titelbild u. 28 tlw. ganzs. Textabbildungen. 196 S., OLwd. m. transparentem OUmschlag. Seller Inventory # 48745

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ROLLER, Duane H. D.:

Published by Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1959. (1959)

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About this Item: Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1959., 1959. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First Edition. Frontispiece, 196 pp; 27 figs. Original cloth, large 8vo. Near Fine, in glassine dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 05010

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Dr. Ph. Jos. Barth

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About this Item: Berlingske, 1836. First Edition. 202 pages p. Name on endpaper Fine contemporary paperbinding with goldtext on spine and titellabel with goldprint, light wear. Seller Inventory # 17081422

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GILBERT]. [THOMPSON, Silvanus P.].

Published by Privately Printed [Chiswick Press],, London: (1901)

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About this Item: Privately Printed [Chiswick Press],, London:, 1901. Small folio. iv, 67, [1] pp. Woodcut printers' device as in the original on title, woodcut-engraved head- and tail-piece, woodcut decorated initial, 1 copper etching of blacksmith in the text. Original blue boards, expertly rebacked with beige linen, and paper spine label matching the original (minor edgewear, some rubbing & minor wear to corners), still an uncut fresh copy inscribed by Thompson on the 2nd flyleaf, numbered on verso of title. First edition, inscribed, No. 70 of 250 copies printed, of this excellent bibliography, and valuable notes for Thompson's famed translation done for the Gilbert Club, of the first work of experimental physics published in England. This companion volume preserves the layout and design of the original Latin work De Magnete first published in 1600. Seller Inventory # 47591

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About this Item: Augsburg Eberhard Kletts sel Wittwe, 1775. (EA);. (EA); ca 19x12 cm; (28) 402 (18) Seiten mit gest. Titelvignette und 35 Kupfertafeln; Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (Einband stärker bestoßen und an den Kanten beschabt, Vorsätze leimschattig, am oberen Blattrand durchgehend leicht stockfleckig; durchaus gutes Exemplar) 0,000 gr. Salonmagie; Zauberei; Zaubern. Seller Inventory # 15302A

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About this Item: Augsburg Eberhard Kletts sel Wittwe, 1772. (EA);. (EA); 2 Teile in 1; ca 19x12 cm; (20) 242 (10 - hier eine Lage verbunden!) mit 23 (2 teilkoloriert) Kupfertafeln; (32) 242 (6) Seiten mit 11 Kupfertafeln und 3 gest. Tabellen; Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (Einband stärker bestoßen und an den Kanten beschabt, Vorsätze etwas leimschattig, Seiten ganz vereinzelt geringfügig braunfleckig; durchaus gutes Exemplar) 0,000 gr. Salonmagie; Zauberei; Zaubern. Seller Inventory # 15301A

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SCARELLA (Joanne Baptiste).

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About this Item: 1759. Brixiae Rizzardi, 1759. 2 tomes en 1 vol. in-4, vélin doré du temps, pièce de titre et de tomaison dorées sur le dos, encadrement à froid sur les plats. Edition originale.C'est sans doute le plus beau et le plus complet des livres sur le magnétisme parmi ceux publiés au XVIIIe siècle.Bel exemplaire, il est complet, avec la carte du monde et la planche hors texte reliées in fine. Seller Inventory # 52372

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SCARELLA (Joanne Baptiste).

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About this Item: 1759. Brixiae Rizzardi, 1759. 2 parts in one vol. 4to, contemporary gilt vellum,blind frame on the covers, flat spine with gilt title label, sprinkled edges. First edition. Scarella's De Magnete is probably the finest and most exhaustive book on magnetism published during the 18th-century.Excellent copy, in charming contemporary binding, complete with its map of the World and full page plate bound after the text. Seller Inventory # 52373

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About this Item: Samuelem Luchtmans, Lugduni Batavorum, 1729. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Contemporary vellum over boards; 4to (260x192mm); pp. [10], 685, plus folding copper-engraved plates numbered I-XXVIII and a folding table. Vellum a little soiled and rubbed; tail of spine perished, and vellum torn along bottom edge of boards. Early ownership signature neatly excised from bottom margin of title-p.; some marginal foxing, affecting some of the plates, but contents are overall nice and clean. Only plate XXIII is significantly soiled. Includes an early map of California, depicting it as an island. Seller Inventory # D14128

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Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete: Gilbert, William

Gilbert, William

Published by Ioh. Hallervord, Stettin (1628)

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About this Item: Ioh. Hallervord, Stettin, 1628. The Magnet-Extremely Rare First Continental Edition Gilbert, William (1544-1603). Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete, magneticisque corporibus et magno magnete tellure sex libris comprehendis. 4to. [9] (of 10)ff., 232, [1]pp. Lacking half-title. Engraved title-leaf with portrait of Gilbert, 12 engraved plates (some folding), woodcut text illustrations. Sedini [Szczecin, Poland]: Typis Götzianis, Ioh: Hallervordij, 1628. 229 x 180 mm. Modern calf, gilt-lettered spine. Browned as usual, minor marginal dampstaining, small marginal wormhole, but otherwise very good. Signature of Samuel Horsley (1733-1806), Bishop of St. Asaph, on the title and a very few marginal notes, and corrections probably his. First Continental Edition of Gilbert's De Magnete, originally published in London in 1600. "One of the earliest monographs devoted to a particular branch of terrestrial physics, and one of the first published reports of an extensive series of linked, reconfirmed experiments" (Heilbron, Electricity in the 17th and 18th Centuries, p. 169). The Sedini edition, printed in the Duchy of Pomerania, was prepared by Wolfgang Lochmann (1594-1643) and is extremely rare, much more so than the first edition. The large woodcuts of the first edition are here printed as copperplates, and the text was revised and enlarged. There are three issues of the Sedini edition: one with engraved title, the lower vignette showing a magnetic compass trailing after a ship (as in our copy); one with this vignette showing the compass on board ship; and one with printed title only. Roller notes that some examples have "Authoris" on the engraved title in the place of "Ioh: Hallervordij," indicating that Lochmann apparently remaindered the sheets to Johann Hallervord, a well-known book dealer in the German city of Rostock. This copy once belonged to Samuel Horsley, Bishop of St. Asaph and a fellow of the Royal Society; Horsley was particularly interested in astronomical and geometrical science, and published an edition of Newton's Opera (1779-85) with his commentary. Roller, The De magnete of William Gilbert, pp. 175-76. Heilbron, pp. 169-179. See Printing and the Mind of Man 107; Horblit 41; Dibner 54. Seller Inventory # 41458

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De magnete, magneticisque corporibus . .: Gilbert, William

Gilbert, William

Published by Peter Short, London (1600)

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About this Item: Peter Short, London, 1600. Gilbert, William (1544-1603). De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure. . . . Folio. [16], 240pp. Text woodcuts, folding woodcut plate. London: Peter Short, 1600. 296 x 194 mm. Recently bound in old vellum antiphonal leaf, cloth ties; preserved in a cloth drop-back box. Corner of leaf *2 repaired, minor stains on p. 46, light foxing, but very good. First Edition. "One of the earliest monographs devoted to a particular branch of terrestrial physics, and one of the first published reports of an extensive series of linked, reconfirmed experiments" (Heilbron, Electricity in the 17th and 18th Centuries, p. 169). Gilbert divided his work into six books, the first of which gave an outline of the history of magnetism and introduced his new hypothesis that the earth itself was a magnet. In chapter 2 of the second book, Gilbert distinguished the effects of electricity from those of magnetism, thus establishing electrical studies as a separate discipline; he also introduced the terms "electricity," "electric force," and "electric attraction," and described the first instrument (the versorium) for measuring electricity. In the remainder of his treatise, Gilbert discussed the five known movements associated with magnets-coition, direction, variation, declination and revolution-and discussed them in terms of the earth's magnetism, using data obtained from experiments with a small spherical magnet ("terella") which, he believed, duplicated the earth's magnetism in miniature. Heilbron, pp. 169-179. Printing and the Mind of Man 107. Horblit, 100 Books Famous in Science, 41. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 54. Norman 905. S.T.C. 11883. Seller Inventory # 43653

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De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno: GILBERT, William.

GILBERT, William.

Published by London: Peter Short, 1600 (1600)

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About this Item: London: Peter Short, 1600, 1600. Folio (290 × 188 mm). Contemporary calf over wooden boards, metal furniture and clasps; rebacked, one catch missing, covers rubbed. Housed in a black cloth solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Lightly browned at beginning and end, a good copy. Woodcut device (McKerrow 119) on title, large woodcut arms on verso, numerous text woodcuts, some full-page, large folding woodcut diagram (lightly browned), historiated woodcut capitals, head- and tailpieces. Provenance: Leiden, Royal Academy ("Acad. Lugd." stamp on binding, and ink lettered at top and bottom edges, "Publica auctoritate vendidi W.G. Pluym" duplicate stamp on title); bookplate of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman (18661942), president of the New York Historical Society, member of the Grolier Club, whose important collection of astrolabes was acquired by the Smithsonian in 1959. First edition of "the first major English scientific treatise based on experimental methods of research. Gilbert was chiefly concerned with magnetism; but as a digression he discusses in his second book the attractive effect of amber (electrum), and thus may be regarded as the founder of electrical science. He coined the terms 'electricity,' 'electric force' and 'electric attraction'" (PMM). In Book One Gilbert "introduced his new basic idea that the earth is a gigantic lodestone and thus has magnetic properties" while in Book Two, his observations on the amber effect "introduced the vocabulary of electrics, and is the basis for Gilbert's place in the history of electricity" (DSB). Dibner Heralds of Science 54; Grolier/Horblit 41; Heilbron, pp. 169-179; Norman 905; Printing and the Mind of Man 107; STC 11883; Wellcome 2830. Seller Inventory # 41553

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About this Item: Petrus Short, Londoni, 1600. FIRST EDITION. TP + [i]-[iii] = Præfatio + [iv]-[viii] = Preface by Edward Wright + [ix] = Verborum + [x]-[xiv] = Index + [1]-240, Folio, 282 x 188 mm; 11?" x 7½ ". First Edition. Printing and the Mind of Man, 107; Dibner, Heralds of Science 54. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.With woodcut caduceus device (McKerrow 119) on title page, large woodcut arms of the author on verso, 88 woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text (four full-page), large folding woodcut diagram (lightly browned) at page 200, fine decorative woodcut capitals, head- and tail-pieces. First edition of the first great work of experimental physics published in England; a scientific sturdy of electricity and magnetism. By his commitment to subjecting all theories to experiment, Gilbert became "among the first to initiate the experimental method of science" (Dibner). This work is one of the finest examples of inductive philosophy and even more remarkable for its publication two decades prior to Bacon's Novum Organum, where that method was actually explained for the first time. Throughout the De Magnete Gilbert discussed and usually dismissed previous theories concerning magnetic phenomena and offered observational data and experiments which would support his own theories. Most of the experiments are so well described that the reader can duplicate them if he wishes, and the examples of natural occurrences which support his theories are well identified. When new instruments are introduced (for example the versorium, to be used in identifying electrics), directions for their construction and use are included" (DSB).Gilbert's work is "the first major English scientific treatise based on experimental methods of research:" (PMM). Published only after eighteen years of personal study and experimentation, this book has Gilbert's new discoveries marked in the margins with large and small asterisks to denote whether they were significant or minor. Among the 21 major and the 178 minor discoveries is the conclusion that the earth is one large magnet (an assertion that led Galileo to study magnetism), as well as the invention of the versorium, his electroscope or electrometer, the first instrument devised to measure electrical phenomena. His magnetic theory enabled him to explain the behavior of the compass-needle, the dip-needle, the magnetic condition of vertical masses of iron, and the magnetic properties of heated iron bars when allowed to cool while lying in the magnetic meridian. In Book 2, which was intended as a digression into the importance of amber ("electrum") to magnetic studies, Gilbert coined the terms "electricity", "electric force" and "electric attraction" - clearly establishing his reputation as the founder of electrical science.Gilbert also claimed another, less coveted kind of scientific repute by coming to see magnetism as the explanation for almost all phenomena. This led Francis Bacon to attack him in his Sylva Sylvarum (1626) as being "one of those people so taken up with their pet subject of research that they could only see the whole universe transposed into the terms of it" (Butterfield, p. 56). This singular, scientific phenomena persists into our own days with numerous scientists currently describing major elements of the universe as working "exactly like the computer". All known copies have numerous ink emendations (not noted in the errata) which some have suggested shows that Gilbert saw the edition through the press personally. The present copy has manuscript corrections on pp. 11, 14, 22 and 47 - but not on p. 63 as seen in some copies. Contemporary limp vellum with overlapping edges. Spine lettered manuscript but faded. Foot of spine expertly repaired. Newer endleaves. Title lightly browned with a few tiny repairs, final few leaves evenly browned with lower margins repaired, some spotting. Cloth folding case. Overall, a lovely copy. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Seller Inventory # 229

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About this Item: Woodcut printer's device on title, Gilbert's woodcut coat of arms on verso, numerous woodcut diagrams & illus. in the text, & one folding woodcut plate (one fold with a careful repair). 8 p.l. 240 pp. Folio, cont. limp vellum (some occasional spotting, a few unimportant dampstains), ties gone. London: P. Short, 1600. First edition, and a very fine and fresh copy, of the first major English scientific treatise based on experimental methods of research and the foundation work of magnetism and electrical science. Gilbert uses here for the first time the terms "electricity," "electric force," and "electric attraction." Book I "deals with the history of magnetism from the earliest legends about the lodestone to the facts and theories known to Gilbert's contemporaries?In the last chapter of book I, Gilbert introduced his new basic idea which was to explain all terrestrial magnetic phenomena: his postulate that the earth is a giant lodestone and thus had magnetic properties?The remaining five books of the De magnete are concerned with the five magnetic movements: coition, direction, variation, declination, and revolution. Before he began his discussion of coition, however, Gilbert carefully distinguished the attraction due to the amber effect from that caused by the lodestone. This section, chapter 2 of book II, established the study of the amber effect as a discipline separate from that of magnetic phenomena, introduced the vocabulary of electrics, and is the basis for Gilbert's place in the history of electricity."-D.S.B., V, p. 397. This is an early issue of the first edition, containing manuscript corrections (in the author's hand?) on pages 22, 47, 130, and 221. The large woodcut plate in this copy is on an untrimmed sheet; usually it has been cut down. A really fine and crisp copy of this influential book, preserved in a morocco-backed box. Armorial stamp on verso of title. ? Dibner, Heralds of Science, 54. Evans, First Editions of Epochal Achievements in the History of Science (1934), 26-"The scientific treatise on electricity and magnetism." Horblit 41. Printing & the Mind of Man, 107. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 85. Wheeler Gift Cat. 72. Seller Inventory # 2520

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