INVENTION OF THE DYNAMO: “On the Conversion of Dynamical Into Electrical Force Without the Aid of Permanent Magnetism” & “On the Augmentation of the Power of a Magnet by the Reaction Thereon of Currents Induced by the Magnet Itself”(Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 15, pp. 367-369, 369-372).

London: Taylor and Francis, 1867. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. ix, [1], 553, xlvii pp. 8vo. Recent brown leather spine with five raised bands, gold embossed titling, marble insets to front boards. Ex-Library stamp on title page and throughout volume. Very Good.
C. W. Siemens (1823-1883) and Charles Wheatstone (1802-1875) announce their independent inventions of the dynamo in back-to-back papers.
Also contains the abstract of James Clerk Maxwell's (1831-1879) famous gas theory, published the year before his full paper on the topic, pp. 369-372.

[Book #28125]

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