CATHODE RAYS: "The Bakerian Lecture -- On the Stratifications and Dark Band in Electrical Discharges as observed in Torricellian Vacua" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 148 for the Year 1858, pp. 1-16)

CATHODE RAYS: "The Bakerian Lecture -- On the Stratifications and Dark Band in Electrical Discharges as observed in Torricellian Vacua" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 148 for the Year 1858, pp. 1-16).

London: Royal Society of London, 1858. Hardcover. First Edition. v, [8], 21, [1]-909 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.
John Gassiot (1797-1877) describes an early observation of cathode rays.
Also contains Arthur Cayley's "Memoir on the Theory of Matrices" & "A Memoir on the Automorphic Linear Transformation of Bipartite Quadric Function" (pp. 17-37, 39-52) and Joseph Lister's "An Inquiry Regarding the Parts of the Nervous System Which Regulate the Contractions of the Arteries," "On the Cutaneous Pigmentary System of the Frog," & "On the Early Stages of Inflammation" (pp. 607-625, 627-643, 645-702).

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Price: $1,500.00

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