Philosophical Transactions for MDCCCXXXII, pp.125-94. London: R. Taylor, [1833]. 4° (294 x 231mm). 2 engraved plates. Disbound in a folding black cloth box." /> FARADAY, Michael (1791-1867). "Experimental Researches in Electricity", in: <I>Philosophical Transactions for MDCCCXXXII</I>, pp.125-94. London: R. Taylor, [1833]. 4° (294 x 231mm). 2 engraved plates. Disbound in a folding black cloth box. | Christie's
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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 117

    FARADAY, Michael (1791-1867). "Experimental Researches in Electricity", in: Philosophical Transactions for MDCCCXXXII, pp.125-94. London: R. Taylor, [1833]. 4° (294 x 231mm). 2 engraved plates. Disbound in a folding black cloth box.

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    FARADAY, Michael (1791-1867). "Experimental Researches in Electricity", in: Philosophical Transactions for MDCCCXXXII, pp.125-94. London: R. Taylor, [1833]. 4° (294 x 231mm). 2 engraved plates. Disbound in a folding black cloth box.

    FIRST EDITION of what was to become part of volume I of the most important work by 'one of the greatest physicists of the nineteenth century and one of the finest experimenters of all time. [His discovery] laid the foundation of the modern electrical industry - electric light and power, telephony, wireless telegraphy, television, etc.', PMM 308; Dibner 64.


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