Electricity To-day - The Pageant of Progress [ Today ]
by Vinycomb, T. B[ernard] ; Laver, F. J. M.
London: Oxford University Press, 1957. Second Edition. Cloth. Good. Second Edition. 192 pages. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth. Price clipped dust jacket with creasing and tearing at the edges, but mostly intact. 49 figures and 23 photographic plates illustrating state of the art at the time. Since the first edition (published in 1939), there were several passages completely re-written, and a completely new set of photographs were taken. Image of a 3,200,000 voldt Ferranti Impulse Generator on the front cover. Hard to find in the dust jacket. Cloth. Chapters include Force, Work, Energy and Power; Conductors and Insulators, Cables; Generators, I: Batteries, Chemical Action of Currents; Magnetism, Electric Measurements, and Electro-magnets; Generators II: Electric Motors and Generators, Direct and Alternating Currents; Transformers and Distribution of Power; Heating and Lighting; Electric Discharges, Lightning, the New Lamps; Electrical Methods of Communications, I: Telegraphy, Telephony; Electrical Methods of Communication II: Wireless Transmission of Sound and Pictures. (Inventory #: 26000)
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