London: Richard and John Edward Taylor; Bernard Quaritch, 1844-1855. Various Editions. 8vos., 3 volumes; matching bindings, 3/4 bound with brown calf and red marbled boards, spines have elaborate gilt tooling, 5 raised bands, 2 black labels with gilt lettering; marbled text blocks and endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown of all volumes; small bookseller sticker on lower rear pastedown of all volumes next to gutter; some shelfwear to volumes, including rubbing to corners, head and tails of spine, wear to hinges; bindings sturdy; Volume 1: Second Edition, Richard and John Edward Taylor, 1849, this edition has the same number of pages (574) and the same number of plates (VIII) as the first edition of 1839, also the same preface. All eight folding plates in rear present and in excellent condition, plate eight has a small piece missing in corner, does not impact illustrations. Small amount of pencil underlining on page 63. Mild foxing; Volume 2: First Edition, Richard and John Edward Taylor, 1844, 302pp.; 5 plates in rear present and in excellent condition, mild foxing; Volume 3: the later  Quaritch facsimile reprint, with line "Facsimile Reprint" to title-page, 588pp., 4 plates in rear present and in excellent condition; Containing the 29 papers published by Faraday in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society between 1832 and 1852; 17 engraved plates of which 13 are folding; shelved case 10.
Lugd. Batav. Roterodami: Hackios, 1669. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, faded ink lettering to spines; some soiling to vellum; bookplate to front pastedown of each volume; each volume with an engraved title page, all dated 1669, title page of volume 1 says 1669, 2 and 3 state 1668; stain to bottom of text bloc of volume 1, does not impact any text; interiors clean; printer's mark with an eagle and the motto 'MOVENDO' on each title page; text in Latin with Greek references; shelved case 3.
New York: D. Van Nostrand Pubs. 1878. first American edition in book form. 12mo. in dark green cloth hardcovers; VG; spine with title in burgundy frame with gold gilt; boards in good condition; binding strong; very tiny bump on lower edge; tiny sticker inside front cover; previous owner's name on title page; paper slightly faded; text clean and in fairly small print; minor penciled annotation on table of contents; publisher 's reprint of Maxwell's articles in Van Nostrand's Magazine; contains a few pages on Descartes' error, and on the "idea of time"; pp. 224; shelved in Case # 10.
Paris/Leipzig: Verlag von Mme Syb. M. Hess Wittwe, 1880. Second Edition. Octavo, 182,  pages; VG; rebound in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine; ex-library, US Air Force to front pastedown; stamp on half-title page for a Professor in Berlin; with five folding plates plus the gravure frontispiece; mild age-toning to pages, moderate to plates; text in German; scarce; shelved case 10.
Brussels: F. Hayez, Imprimeur de L'academie Royale des Sciences, 1872-1896. Octavo; G; papers contained in cardboard folder; boards bowing, blue tape on spine; all papers age toned, penciled number on front, some pages uneven, text blocks loose in those with exterior paper wrapping; light foxing on title page; table of contents pages and blanks have age toning and light soiling along tail edges; paper 1 covers have moderate soiling on rear, stamp on rear, minor rubbing on fore corner; paper 1 text block has minor soiling throughout; paper 2 covers have tear on tail fore corner; paper 2 text block has has soiling throughout; paper 3 covers have minor foxing on front tail edge, bump on rear tail edge; paper 4 covers have open tear on rear tail edge; paper 5 sans exterior wrapping; paper 7 sans exterior wrapping, text block has open tears on tail fore edges and along tail edges; paper 8 sans exterior wrapping, text block has close and open tears along fore edge, soiling and mark on rear; paper 9 covers have rubbing on spine edges, light soiling on rear, small open tear on rear tail edge; paper 10 covers have edgewear on tail edge; paper 10 text block has slight bumping on tail edge, open tear on last page's fore edge; volume 11 text block has slight chipping on tail edge and lower fore edge; paper 12 sans exterior wrapping, text block has multiple open and closed tears along fore edge, closed tear on spine, open tear on last page tail edge; paper 13 covers have open tears along spine head and tail edges, open tear on front head edge, closed tear on front, open tear on rear tail for edge, soiling on rear cover; paper 13 text block has rubbing on head and tail edges; some papers in French; some papers signed; 13 papers.
Berlin, Gottingen, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1957. Large octavo; vg/good; dark green cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, name stamp, vi; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; v1, 454 pp.; v2, 424 pp.; illus., figures, graphs and tables; bindings shaken; dj, sunned; chipping; splits, breaks, and spot staining; else very good.
New York: The Technology Press of the Massachussetts Institute of Technology, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1958. 8vo hardcover with dustjacket. VG+/G. SIGNED by the author (and founder of cybernetics) on the front endpaper. Board side front endpaper has previous owner's name and address inked in. Interior otherwise clean, binding strong, very minor rubbing to spine ends and corners. Rubbing to dj, especially at edges and corners, general edgewear, six less than quarter inch tears at top and bottom edges, chipping at spine, age-toning to dj spine. DJ now in protective plastic sleeve. 131 pp. No ISBN. [Age-toned white text on black spine. In locked cases.].
Edinburgh: Adam Black, 1827. 8vo., xxxv, 251 pages; VG; bound in gray buckram, library numbering in gilt on tail of spine; library binding, with sheet on front pastedown, one word in pencil on title page, accession number in pencil on dedication page; with 5 folding plates, and plate 1 bound as frontispiece instead of page 108, all plates in excellent condition; shelved case 10.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1934. First edition. Octavo, 100pp. Hardcover without jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Black clothbound boards. Aged and chipped paper spine label. Edge-wear to boards. Very faint foxing to text. Hinge cracked. Spine slightly cocked. Binding is sturdy. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #10 Spine is black with black text on tan paper.
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1848. First American Edition. Octavo, x, , 388 pages,  ads; G; bound in publisher's dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to spine; chips missing to head and tail of spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; previous owners small sticker to front pastedown; name written in ink on title page; mild foxing throughout; binding shaken; water stain to upper fore corner of first few pages, including title page; original title "Lezioni sui fenomeni fisico-chimici dei corpi viventi" Carlo Matteucci (1811-1868) was an Italian physicist and neurophysiologist who was a pioneer in the study of bioelectricity.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1873. New Edition. Large Octavo, 818 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards, spine paneled with a green and a burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other panels; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 343 engravings on wood and a color frontispiece;very mild foxing to interior; small name-stamp to front cover, sfep; shelved case 10.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1868 . Presumed First Edition. thick 8vo., 558 pp., G; blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine (age-toned a darker blue, lettering legible); moderate wear to boards, liquid damage to hinges; cocked spine, no shelf lean; boards shaken, cracked hinges, binding intact yet fragile; tear to top half of title page at gutter; heavy age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to interior (text legible, illustrations clear), closed tears and chipping with material loss to corners of many leaves; frontispiece, age-toning top left corner, tearing to aforementioned corner possibly repaired with glue and/or archival tape; many black-and-white diagrams "from various authentic sources, in papers, essays, letters, paragraphs, and numerous patent specifications" stated to title page; blue stamp to title page with white circular sticker (perhaps an attempt to obscure stamp lettering); pub. 1861 stated to title and copyright pages, unpaginated catalogue of scientific publications by Spon and other advertisements to back of volume dated 1868; Dirks (1806-1817) was a British engineer credited with designing Pepper's ghost—a projection technique still employed in theater performances, amusement parks, museums, television, concerts, &c., to create "ghostly" illusions—it was ultimately named after John Henry Pepper (1821-1900), who created the first working version of the device in 1862; subsequent to Pepper's ghost, Dirks delved into the subject of perpetual motion—in PERPETUUM MOBILE he presents the subject from a neutral academic stance, though eventually he deemed inventing such a device preposterous; shelved Case 10.
Quarto; G-; hardcover; blue leather binding, gilt text; boards strong, significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, open and closed tears along front and rear fore edges and head edges, rubbing on edges fore corners hinges and spine edges, closed tear on spine tail edge, spine sun toned; text block age toned, page numbers stamp on head fore corners.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1938. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, red with black spine label and gold print; Boards in red cloth, some spotting, water stains, wear to outside corners and spine caps, fading to spine; Textblock mild tanning to endpapers, small stain to edge of preliminary pages, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; viii, 277 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated.
London: James and John Knapton, 1739. Second Edition. 8vo., , 285 pages,  ads; G+; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt 'I' on spine; boards have a double-rule border; moderate rubbing, bumping, and wear to boards; cracking to hinges, spine; with folding plates 1, 17, 20, 3, 4, 5, 22, 6, 7, 8, 10, 9, 11, all in excellent condition; some foxing and age-toning to pages; a reprint of the first English edition of 1723. eb/nd.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1968. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black and orange lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tear on fore edges, small closed tear on front tail edge, open tear on rear head edge, open tears on head fore corners, rubbing on tail fore corners and spine tail edge, chipping on spine head edge, small closed tear on spine tail edge, some soiling, interior slightly age toned, price cut; boards strong, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block has age toning on exterior edges, soiling on exterior fore and tail edges; xix, 927pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Academic Press, 1966. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in black cloth, gilt text; both volumes' boards strong, some shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges; both volumes' text block age toned; volume 1 boards have penned name and address by former owner on front pastedown; volume 1 text block has soiling on exterior fore edge; volume 2 text block has light damp staining towards front; 2 volumes LOCATED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Amsterdam: North-Holland Pubs. 1980. first edition.n. thick octavo in light grey cloth with gold gilt and letters; VG; spine with burgundy band; boards with minimal soiling or shelf wear; binding strong; paper clean; no marks on text; pp. 815; published following a meeting in Varenna on Lake Como 12-24 July 1976; shelved in Physics section.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1997. The following applies to all four volumes unless otherwise noted: Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear; Textblock clean, foxing along top and fore edges; pp Vol I - 453, Vol II - N/A, Vol III - N/A, Vol IV - N/A.
Leipzig und Berlin: Druck und Verlag von B. G. Teubner, 1907. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Navy spine with gilt text; This volume only; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior with minor rubbing at corners, otherwise slight wear on exterior with strong and intact panels; Text block has previous owner's name on ffep and shows slight wear on exterior edges due to age with slight incidental foxing but generally unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 489. German text.
New York: Springer, 1979. German language edition. 2-inch thick octavo in yellow cloth with black letters; VG+; spine discolored; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; photograph on ffep; paper and text block in good condition; first German edition; pp. 577; this book is in GERMAN; shelved in room 12.
Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in blue marbled paper and grey cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, wear to spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has speckled edges, uneven sizes of paper, owner bookplate on front pastedown; Bound volume of separately published papers, 1863-1914; Contents on two inserted typed leaves, includes works by Raoult, Blondlot, Faure, Foussereau, et al.; Texts in French; variously paged.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 614; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 2, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington, D.C: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 509; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 3, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1950. Quarto; VG-; hardcover; navy blue spine, gilt text; boards strong, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, light soiling on front and rear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on head edge, penned signature on front end paper, sun toning on spine and front head edge; text block age toned, occasional minor soiling; xxx, 386pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First American Edition. Octavo, 404 pages, VG/VG-; DJ, black spine, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ; mild wear to head, tail, and corners; small closed tear with slight material loss to bottom right corner of front cover; "$24.95" to front flap, DJ covered by mylar; red matte paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean; shelved Case 8.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1960. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in grey cloth, black lettering; slip cover has extensive wear around edges, tearing along rear edges, visible separation of spine board from head board; all volumes' boards strong, some shelfwear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, interiors age toned; all volumes' text blocks age toned, minor soiling on exterior edges; volume 1 boards have slight bumping on spine edges, penned signature on front interior; volume 3 boards have slight bumping on spine tail edge; volume 3 text block has occasional folding on head fore corner; 3 volumes SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Maryland: RMS Publishing Company, 1977. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is burgundy with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, some scratches, cup ring mark on cover, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 215; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Paris: Librairie Scientifique-Industrielle, 1847. Second edition. Small Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text on dark green panel; New branch of physics or studies of bodies in spheriodal state; Boards have slightly rubbed and lightly scratched exterior with some wear at corners & edges, however panels are sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned with very light foxing on exterior edges, slight cracking near head edge between front pastedown & end paper from binding, some writing on rear end paper, shadow toning at pastdown corners, and slight moisture staining at head edge fore corner; pp 223. French language.
Gorinchem: J. Noorduijn en Zoon N.V., 1948. First Edition. 8vo., 2 volumes. Vol. I. 158 pages, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with red and black print, some peripheral browning, chipping to front right cover edge and back upper corner, fold on cover at upper back corner, outside corners bumped; clean interior. Vol. II. 215 pages, 1 folded plate, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with red and black print, some peripheral browning, small portion of right edge front cover torn away, slightly bumped outer corners, rear cover has tear at spine edge; clean interior; text in Dutch.
Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; White spine with black text. Boards have minimal shelfwear, has Ex-library call number label on spine, very minor bumping to corners, otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has library stamp on front free end paper, bar code sticker and call number label on rear free end paper, card holder on rear paste-down, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 379.
London: Oxford University Press, 1953. Octavo; VG-/G+; beige sun toned spine, blue text; both volumes' dust jacket have general shelfwear, general edgewear, chipping on spine edges, open tearing on fore corners, soiling on front and rear, spines sun toned, price cut; boards strong, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on front tail edges, spines sun toned, penned signatures on front end papers; text blocks age toned, occasional soiling, mild damp staining on rear pages; volume 1 dust jacket has open tears on front head edge, small closed tear on front fore edge, damp staining on rear; volume 1 boards slightly bowed, slight soiling on front and rear, small soil mark on front end paper; volume 1 text block gutter occasionally slightly visible; volume 2 dust jacket has small open tears on rear head edge, closed tears on rear tail edge, closed tear on rear; volume 2 text block has small pencil marks on verso of halt title page and small soiling mark on title page; 2 volumes IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1914. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; chipped green spine, black text; cover is smudged, worn around edges, fabric of spine is almost completely chipped off, webbing beginning to show but boards still fully intact; textblock front and back free endpapers are detached but present, text is clean, in German; pp 196.
New York: Blaisdell Publishing Company, 1963. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG-; White spine with purple and red with black splatter, black text. DJ has shelf wear, age toned, rubbing and chipping on edges; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing on edges, previous owner's name on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 413. Shelved at net pen office on top of Ephemera.
New York: Pergamon Press, 1960. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. White spine with black and orange text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear; dj has a protective mylar covering and is price-clipped on the lower lateral edge of the front inside flap; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 745.
New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1992. US Printing. 8vo. VG- condition hardcover. Brown/black gradient-lined spine with white text . Previous owner stamps on front pastedown and front endpaper, Some shelfwear along exterior (see photos), slight bumping to corners. contents include 177 figures. Textblock clean. 403 pp. ISBN# 0387544224. Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookshelf with ephemera items.
New York: W.W. Norton, 1987. first; signed. Octavo in white soft covers; VG+; spine gold with black letters; covers in good condition; Nobel Prize (2004) sticker on front cover; authors' signatures on ffep; paper and text block clean; no illustrations but a few graphs; pp. 361; as new; shelved in room 12.
Singapore: World Scientific, 1992. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, bump to top rear outside corner, some wear to spine hinges and spine caps; Textblock has library stamps on endpapers and title page, call number written in ink on title page, library label pasted on front endpaper, clean interior; xvii, 454 pages, illustrated.
New York, NY: Gordon and Breach, Science Publishers, Inc., 1967. First. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; White spine with black text; Boards strong, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, colors darkened with age, front cover tail corner and tail end of spine dented, spine sun-darkened; Textblock clean, musty odor, previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown, page crimped after application, foxing along top edge; pp 123.
Berlin; Heidelberg; New York: Springer-Verlag, 1977. Octavo; vg/wraps; orange spine with brown text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; toning at the edges; 650pp. ISBN 3-540-08139-9 (Berlin), or 0-387-08139-9 (New York). NOTE: Title on spine reads (in a small font): INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON ELECTRO AND PHOTONUCLEAR REACTIONS I, and the number 61 appears near head of spine.
Berlin; Heidelberg; New York: Springer-Verlag, 1977. Octavo; vg/wraps; orange spine with brown text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; toning at the edges; 301pp. ISBN 3-540-08140-2 (Berlin), or 0-387-08140-2 (New York). NOTE: Title on spine reads (in a small font): INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON ELECTRO AND PHOTONUCLEAR REACTIONS I, and the number 62 appears near head of spine.