London: Royal Society of London, 1890. Hardcover. First Edition. vii, 553, lv pp. 8vo. Light brown library binding with gold embossed titling to spine, call number on paper tag at foot of spine, minor wear and scuffing overall. Ex-library bookplate of The University College of Wales Aberystwyth on front pastedown. Clean within and no evidence of additional stamping. Very Good.
German-English chemist and industrialist Ludwig Mond and English chemist Carl Langer built the first “useable” fuel cell in 1889 and came up with the term "fuel cell." The describe their invention for the first time in in this paper. Four illustrations of their fuel cell appear within the text.