1891 · London:
by GUILLEMIN, Amedee (1826-1893).
London:: Macmillan, 1891., 1891. Large 8vo. xxxiii, , 976 pp. 20 plates (incl. chromolithographic frontispiece of the Aurora Borealis), 584 figures, index. Original blue blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; mildly waterstained covers. Small rubberstamp of Rev. G. Cotter; rubberstamp of St. Columban's College Basement Library [Australia] on title. Very good. This remarkable book is divided into two main parts: Magnetism and Electricity. Within these are laws of physics, applications to machinery, the Leyden Jar, batteries, induction, luminous electric discharges, electric meteorology, lightning-conductors, electric telegraphy, telephone and microphone. radiophone, electric clockwork, motors, electric power, lighting, electricity in warfare, transformers, etc. This works is an invaluable resource for contemporary instruments and machinery. Provenance: Reverend Garret Cotter was a professor of philosophy [fl. 1900-1906].
(Inventory #: RW1103)