CRITICAL POINT IN GASES: "The Bakerian Lecture: On the Continuity of the Gaseous and Liquid States of Matter" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 159 for the Year 1869, pp. 575-590)

CRITICAL POINT IN GASES: "The Bakerian Lecture: On the Continuity of the Gaseous and Liquid States of Matter" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 159 for the Year 1869, pp. 575-590).

London: Royal Society of London, 1869. Hardcover. First Edition. iv, v, [4], [4], 28, [1]-812 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.
Thomas Andrews' (1813-1885) paper explaining his discovery of the "critical point," the temperature above which no gas can be liquified by any pressure.
Also contains J. Norman Lockyer's "Spectroscopic Observations of the Sun. -- No. II" (pp. 425-444).

[Book #27558]

Price: $1,500.00

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