London: Taylor and Francis, 1898. Hardcover. First Edition. vii, , 548 pp. 8vo. 24 Plates . Original brown leather spine with five raised bands, red and black leather patch titles with gold embossed titling, marbled paper insets to covers. Wear and scuffing to covers. Bookplate on front pastedown only indication of ex-library status, clean within. Fine.
George Johnstone Stoney (1826-1911) proposes that x-rays are electromagnetic radiation.
Volume also contains: “Measurements concerning Radiation-Phenomena in the Magnetic Field: I” by Pieter Zeeman (pp. 197–201, 1898), “Radiation Phenomena in the Magnetic Field” by Thomas Preston (pp. 325–339) and “Radiation in a Magnetic Field” by Albert Michelson (pp. 348-356).