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The life and letters of Faraday.

FARADAY, Michael] JONES, Bence.

Published by Longmans, Green & Co., 1870., London:, 1870
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Two volumes. 8vo. vi, 427; 499 pp. Engraved frontis., 7 engraved illus., index. Original full polished calf, gilt-stamped red and black spine labels, gilt-stamped spine panels, gilt-stamped cover ornaments and motto (Mens Agitat Molem, motto of the University of Warwick), marbled edges; joints lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate in Vol. II. Very good. Scarce. FIRST EDITION. A standard biographical source for Faraday, by his friend and loyal admirer, Jones, himself an accomplished physician and chemist. "Henry Bence Jones (1814-1873) was Faraday's close friend, and, after his death, collected a large number of letters to and from Faraday, which together with excerpts from diaries, etc., were published as Life and letters of Faraday. . . (1870). This volume must be used with great caution, since the editor was not averse to correcting and amending Faraday's language." [DSB]. DSB, Vol. IV, p. 539; Mottelay p. 498. Bookseller Inventory # S10032

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Title: The life and letters of Faraday.

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co., 1870., London:

Publication Date: 1870

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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