London: Royal Society of London, 1852. Hardcover. First Edition. viii, -659, , 14 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.
Also contains Michael Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Eighth & Twenty-Ninth Series" (pp. 25-56, 137-159); Charles Wheatstone's "Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. Part the Second. On Some Remarkable, and Hitherto Unobserved, Phenomena of Binocular Vision (Continued)" (pp. 1-17); Edward Frankland's “On a New Series of Organic Bodies Containing Metals” (pp. 417-444); George Gabriel Stokes' "On the Change of Refrangibility of Light" (pp.463-562).