London: Bernard Quaritch / Richard and John Edward Taylor, 1878. Facsimile reprints. Hardcover. Three volume set. 574,302,588pp. Octavos [23 cm] Green pebbled cloth with blind stamped borders to boards and titles gilt stamped on backstrip. All volumes very good or better. Some minor bumping to some corners. Small paper label on the front pastedowns of all three volumes. Item #14229
Volume one was reprinted from the 'Philosophical Transactions' of 1831-1838. Volume two was reprinted from the 'Philosophical Transactions of 1838-1843 with other electrical papers from the 'Quarterly Journal of Science and Philosophical Magazine'. Volume three was reprinted from the 'Philosophical Transactions of 1846-1852 with other electrical papers from the 'Proceedings of the Royal Institution and Philosophical Magazine'. One of the seminal works in the history of science, Faraday's work with electricity made the modern world possible. All folding plates are present at the rear of the volumes.