Horology and Science Books | 11 April 2013
Hertz (Heinrich) - Untersuchungen ueber die Ausbreitung der Elektrischen Kraft,
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Untersuchungen ueber die Ausbreitung der Elektrischen Kraft,
1892 ; Schriften Vermischen Inhalts, Gesammelte Werke…Band I, portrait, folding plate, 1895 ; Die Prinzipien der Mechanik , Gesammelte Werke…Band III, 1894, first editions , diagrams, original half roan, 1 vol rebacked, 1 spine damged and partly loose, 8vo, Leipzig .
⁂ First edition in book form of all 3 works. The Untersuchungen is usually present in this set as the second, 1894 edition, but here the 1892 edition has been substituted for it and bound uniformly with the others.
'Experimental proof…of the Faraday-Maxwell hypothesis that electrical waves can be projected through space…described…as 'one of the most marvellous triumphs of experimental skill'' (PMM 377).
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