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        A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field. Received October 27, - Read December 8, 1864.

      London, Taylor and Francis, 1865. 4to. No wrappers as extracted from "Philosophical Transactions", Vol. 155. Title-page to volume 155. Pp. 459-512. Title-page with minor light browning at corners. Internally clean. A stamp on verso of title-page.. First printing of this fundamental paper, in which Maxwell unified the theory of light-waves, electricity, and magnetism in his spectacular laws of electromagnetism. The paper represents THE BIRTH OF ONE OF THE GREATEST DISCOVERIES IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE and the most SPECTACULAR TRIUMPH OF THE 19TH CENTURY - it had an enormous impact on science and technology. Working out a few simple equations that expressed all the varied phenomena of electricity and magnetism, Maxwell bound them indissolubly together, showing that electricity and magnetism could not exist in isolation. Maxwell's suggestion that electromagnetic waves could be generated in a laboratory was confirmed by Heinrich Hertz's in 1887 and laid the foundations for the later inventions of radio, television, and radar."Since Maxwell's time, Physical Reality has been thought of as represented by continuous fields...not capable of any mechanical interpretation. This change in the conception of Reality is the most profound and the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of Newton."(Albert Einstein in "James Clerk Maxwell" 1931)."James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79) succeeded in formulating Faraday's geometrical ideas in exact mathematical language. He became the founder of the electromagnetic field theory which described all electric and magnetic action as the consequence of eight partial differential equations of the first order, the celebrated "Maxwellian equations". These equations established the interrelation between two fundamental field vectors, the electric and the magnetic field strength, based on Faraday's experiments, but augmented by the 'displacement current' which was too small to be directly observable by the instruments available in his time - it was put in solely by Maxwell's ingenious intuition.....The Maxwellian theory gave Faraday's field ideas their full significance and became the most important accomplishment of nineteenth-century physics. We could not imagine the physics of our day without the Maxwellian theory, even if we know today that these equations describe the electric phenomena only in their macroscopic manifestations, but fail to account for the atomistic structure of electricity demonstrated by the existence of the electron and proton." (Cornelius Lanzos in "The Einstein Decade (1905-1915", p.71-72)."A generation later Einstein's work on relativity was founded directly upon Maxwell's electromagnetic theory; it was this that led him to equate Faraday with Galileo and Maxwell with Newton." (PMM No 355). - Dibner. Heralds of Science No 68. - Milestones of Science No 144

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        Yachts and Yacht Building: Being a Treatise on the Construction of Yachts and Other Matters Relating to Yachting.

      E.& F.N. Spon, London 1865. 8vo. XII + 92 pages + VIII tables + 10 foldable plates. Illustrated in b/w. Publisher's blue, blind-tooled cloth with gilt title and decoration on front cover. Covers with very light signs of use. On the paste down a book plate and an owner's stamp mark in blue, both from "Handels- of Søfartsmuseet paa Kronborg". On the half-title page a red stamp mark stating "Kasseret af Handels- og Søfartsmuseet" (Discarded from "The museum of Trade and Merchant Shipping"). The largest of the foldable plates with some marginal wear to the uncut parts stretching out from the book. In all other regards a very fine and well preserved copy of this very rare book on how to outline and build your own yacht.. An early, but very important book on Yacht building, from the beginning of the Era when privately build and used larger vessels were becoming more and more popular

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        Originalt fotografi.

      (Ca. 1865). 8,7 x 5,5 cm. Monteret på sort pap m. guldrand (pappet måler 10,3 x 6,3 cm), for neden på forsiden trykt i guld: "Johs Jaeger/ Stockholm/ Fredsgatan 13." Det samme samt "Kongl. Hoffotograf" er trykt på bagsiden. Fotografiet forestiller en yngre Ibsen, end man normalt ser afbildet, i halv profil m. hovedet drejet til venstre, i hvid skjorte, slips og mørk velourjakke med satinkanter, uden briller.. Original photograph of the famous Norwegian playwright, the author of "Hedda Gabler" (PMM 375: "Revolution in the Theatre"), "Pillars of Society, "A Doll's House" etc, etc. Original photographs of Ibsen are hard to come by and very sought after, especially ones from before 1870

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        To Madame Livia Frege: Six Songs : With German & English Words. The Music Composed By F Edward Bache

      Addison Hollier & Lucas, London. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [1865?]. In English & German. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 4 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Inventory No: 6647003.

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        Altona. Kolor. Lithographie nach J. Gottheil bei Loeillot. Berlin, um 1865. 41 x 52 cm. Gerahmt.

      Großes Panorama in der Mitte und 8 Randansichten von Rainville's Garten, Dreifaltigkeits Kirche, Rathausmarkt, Heiligegeist Kirche, Schmidt's Tivoli, Gas Ansalt, Altona von der Nordseite und Krankenhaus. Dazwischen dezente Ornamentverzierung.- Leicht gebräunt im äußersten Rand am Passepartout.

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        Das Schleswig'sche Wattenmeer und die friesischen Inseln. Mit 10 Bildern und 1 Karte nach Originalzeichnungen.

      VIII, 277 S. Mit 10 getönten lithograph. Tafeln u. 1 mehrfach gefalteten getönten lithograph. Karte. Dunkelblauer Halbleinen der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. - Alberti 687, 12. - "Ich habe mir vorgenommen ein Buch zu schreiben über meine kleine Welt, über meine kleinen nordfriesischen Inseln, meinen kleinen inselfriesischen Volksstamm und das große, gewaltige ... viel gefährdende und dereinst verschlingende Nordmeer" (Vorwort). - "Es ist H's Verdienst das Überlieferte im Sinne einer umfassenden Heimatkunde aufgezeichnet zu haben. Ohne ihn wäre das geschichtliche Wissen von den Besonderheiten Sylts und den nordfriesischen Inseln geringer" (Biographisches Lexikon für Schleswig-Holstein und Lübeck, Band 7, S. 129ff.) - Mit Abbildungen des Hafens von Husum, des Morsumkliffs, von Wyck u. Boldixum auf Föhr u. von Sylt (Keitum, Westerland, Hörnum u.a.). - Widmung auf Vortitel, durchgehend gering stockfleckig.

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        Preliminares da Ampelographia e Onologia do paiz Vinhateiro do Douro. Brüssel, 1865-1869. 8 Orig.-Farblithographien und 4 faksimilierte (broschierte) Texthefte in goldgepr. OLwd.-Kassette.

      Oberlé, Fastes, 983.- Seltene Serie der Suite mit den acht farblithographierten Tafeln, die die Trauben des Douro-Tals zeigen: Bastardo; Tourica; Moirisco-Tinto do Douro; Tinta Francisca; Tinta Carvalha; Tinta Casteloa; Verdelho Estimado ou Coveio; Codega.- Diese Lithographien (um 1865) wurden gezeichnet und gestochen von Emilio Pimentel.- Die vier faksimilierten Broschüren (von 2012) beschreiben den Douro Quintas und die Pflege der acht wichtigsten Sorten, aus denen der berühmte (Port-)Wein hergestellt wird.- Tafeln an den breiten weißen Rändern etwas stockfleckig.-

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        Our mutual friend. london, chapman and hall, 193, piccadilly, 1865.

      Due volumi legati in uno di cm. 21, pp. xi (1) 320; vii (1) 309 (1). Con antiporta e primo frontespizio illustrati al primo volume e antiporta al secondo + 38 tavole fuori testo con incisioni di Marcus Stone. Solida ed elegante legatura novecentesca in piena pelle verde, dorso a cinque nervi con fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello bicolori. Piatti inquadrato da doppio filetto e tagli dorati. Sguardie marmorizzate. Entro custodia in cartonato rigido. Esemplare con poche, sporadiche fioritura, peraltro in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratterebbe della prima edizione e prima tiratura che si distingue per alcuni refusi tipografici segnalati tra cui la parola errata ""pricipal"" a pagina 115, linea 38.

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        [Fotografier efter taflor, målade af H. M. Konung Carl XV]

      Fotografie, Fr. Lamm, Stockholm. 1865-1868? Oblong folio. 28,5 x 35 cm. 23 albumen photographs mounted on heavy card board. Printed captions in swedish and french at each card board. 20th. century half cloth. Marbled board papers. Some wear to the binding. Boards a bit bent. Nice condition.. The album contains twentytwo photographs depicting oil paintings executed by king Carl XV. There is also a photo of a portrait depicting the king. In 1865 Lamm published the work "Fotografier efter taflor, målade af H. M. Konung Carl XV. Cahier I", containing 13 photographs. The present album contains all of them. It is unclear if any further parts were published. Since this album contains nine more photographs it is likely that at least one more part was in fact published. The work is not present in the "Swedish Royal Library" and, surprisingly, not in the "Bernadotte Library", the king´s private library. The only copy in the swedish library system is at "Konstfack" (Sweden´s main art school) containing nine photographs only (one doublet). All the "Konstfack" plates are present in this copy as well as in the first part of the work cited above. In 1866 Lamm was advertising to find paintings by Carl XV to reproduce in photography which suggests that the efforts were being made to publish a second part of the work, eventhough there is no evidence of a second part. Lamm was active from about 1862 to1868. Carl XV was a great art lover and a patron of the swedish art scene. He was obviously also an active painter in his own right. The album has Martin Carlssons code inscription at the back paste down "ssb5059=544-raix". The first section probably means "Stockholms stads bokauktion May 9th. 1950". The rest is unknown. Carlsson was a great print collector. He had one of the greatest Rembrandt print collections in the world and also a very large collection of Bernadotte material, which was aquired by the Royal Library after his death. He is also said to have been a forger of Rembrandt prints and using the collections at the National Museum of Fine Arts a bit to freely.The plates in this copy are: The king, Ulriksdal, Toorsebro Bruk, Upsala, Mälaren, Leckö, Ljusne Elf, Wermdön, Frötuna Kyrka, Vy från Bergslagen, Calles Klimp, Winterlandskap i Dalarne, Bäckaskog, Åminne, Lommaren, Isterdalen, Stördalshalsen, Sogn, Hardangerfjorden, Sagatjaur, Sahrasbraten, Fjellpartie i Norrige and Thelemarken. A rare set of photographs

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        Recherches sur le systeme nerveux cerebro-spinal. sa structure, ses fonctions et ses maladie. paris, bailliere, 1865.

      In-8 gr. (mm. 242x157), mz. tela edit. (picc. spacchi alle cerniere), pp. (4),80. Disponibile il solo Atlante che raccoglie 40 interessanti tavole, ciasc. con più figg., disegnate dal vero da Luys e litografate da Léveillé, tutte dettagliatamente. descritte. Prima edizione. -br-Cfr. Lorenz,III,328 - Garrison-Morton,1402: "Description of the hypothalamus, 'nucleus of Luys'".-br-"Jules Bernard Luys (1828-1897), medico della Salpetrière, si dedicò allo studio dell'anatomia e dell'istologia del cervello", cosi' Diz. Treccani,VII, p. 195.Solo qualche lieve fiorit., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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