Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion: Being a Course of Twelve Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in the Season of 1862.
by TYNDALL, John (1820-1893).
New York:: D. Appleton, 1863., 1863. 8vo. , xii, -480 pp. 100 figs. (incl. 1 folding plate). Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, leather gilt-stamped black leather spine label, marbled edges; rubbed, 3 worm-holes at joints. Early bookplate; embossed stamp on title. Very good. First American edition. A nicely bound copy of Tyndall's major work on heat. "Tyndall published more than 180 experimental papers, of which the Royal Society Catalogue lists more than 140, and more than sixty scientific lectures, addresses, and reviews, in addition to a considerable number of popular essays on literature, religion, mountaineering, and travel, many of which appeared in series and embodied material that he repeated in different forms and in different languages." – DSB XIII, p. 523.
(Inventory #: SW1269)
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