STEPS TOWARD ELECTRON DISCOVERY: "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eleventh, Supplementary Note, Twelfth, Thirteenth & Fourteenth Series" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 128 for the Year 1838 Part I & Part II, pp. 1-40, 79-82, 83-124, 125-168, 265-282). Michael Faraday.
STEPS TOWARD ELECTRON DISCOVERY: "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eleventh, Supplementary Note, Twelfth, Thirteenth & Fourteenth Series" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 128 for the Year 1838 Part I & Part II, pp. 1-40, 79-82, 83-124, 125-168, 265-282)

STEPS TOWARD ELECTRON DISCOVERY: "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eleventh, Supplementary Note, Twelfth, Thirteenth & Fourteenth Series" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 128 for the Year 1838 Part I & Part II, pp. 1-40, 79-82, 83-124, 125-168, 265-282).

London: Royal Society of London, 1838. Hardcover. First Edition. ix, [1]-59, [1]-414, [8] pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. Very Good.
Faraday makes an early step toward the discovery of the electron. In 1838, he passed an electrical current through a glass tube containing various gases, and noticed a strange “glow discharge” that occurred at both electrodes as he evacuated the tube. The glows extended from both electrodes for some distance as he increased the evacuation, but it never fully met at the middle. Also see our #27489 for Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Fifteenth Series," # 27495 "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eighteenth Series" (pp. 17-32), & #27500 with Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Nineteenth, Twentieth & Twenty-First Series" (pp. 1-62), our #27503 which contains Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Second Series" (pp. 1-41), our #27506 which contains"Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Third Series" (pp. 171-188), #27508 which contains "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Fourth, Twenty-Fifth, Twenty-Sixth, & Twenty-Seventh Series" (pp. 1-116), #27513 "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Eighth & Twenty-Ninth Series" (pp. 25-56, 137-159), #27530 "Experimental Researches in Electricity --Thirtieth Series" (pp. 159-180),
Also contains, J. Frederic Daniell's article, "Fourth Letter on Voltaic Combinations, with Reference to the Mutual Relations of the Generating and Conducting Surfaces." (pp. 41-56)
Also contains Charles Wheatstone's article, "Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. Part the First. On Some Remarkable, and Hitherto Unobserved, Phenomena of Binocular Vision." (pp. 371-394).

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