London: Royal Society of London, 1856. Hardcover. First Edition. iv, , v, -951 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.
Lord Kelvin (William Thomson) expands upon the Thomson Effect.
Also contains Michael Faraday's "Experimental Researches--Thirtieth Series" (pp. 159-180); G. B. Airy's "Account of Pendulum Experiments Undertaken in the Harton Colliery, for the Purpose of Determining the Mean Density of the Earth" (Volume 146 pp. 297-355, 1856); and William Andrews' "On the Constitution and Properties of Ozone" (pp. 1-13).