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Dark Light

Dark Light

by Simon, Linda

The modern world imagines that the invention of electricity was greeted with great enthusiasm. But in 1879, Americans reacted to the advent of electrification with suspicion and fear. Forty years after Thomas Edison invented the incandescent bulb, only 20 percent of American families had wired their homes. Meanwhile, electrotherapy emerged as a popular medical treatment for everything from depression to digestive problems. Why did Americans welcome electricity into their bodies even as they kept it from... Read more
Dark Light: Electricity and Anxiety from the Telegraph to the X-Ray

Dark Light: Electricity and Anxiety from the Telegraph to the X-Ray

by Simon, Linda

First Edition - first printing - hardcover - autographed by author on Title page.  In great condition, text unmarked, bookplate inside front cover, light wear to dust jacket.
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$14.32
Autograph Note Signed

Autograph Note Signed

by ORSTED, Hans Christian (1777-1851)

1845. unbound. very good. Scarce A.N.S., 8vo. 1 page, [Copenhagen], April 17th, 1845, in Dutch-German, informing the recipient that: "As Chairman for the Pharmaceutical Examination Commission - I am taking the liberty to request your attendance during the examination in the pharmaceuticals and botany (which will be given) on the coming Monday from 9:30-11:00." Evenly toned and in very good condition. Dutch physicist and chemist who discovered that electric currents create magnetic fields,... Read more
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$750.00
Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Fourth, Twenty-Fifth, Twenty-Sixth, & Twenty-Seventh Series" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 141 for the Year 1851 Part I, pp. 1-116)

Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Fourth, Twenty-Fifth, Twenty-Sixth, & Twenty-Seventh Series" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 141 for the Year 1851 Part I, pp. 1-116)

by Faraday, Michael

London: Royal Society of London, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Also see our #27486 which contains Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eleventh, Supplemental Note, Twelfth, Thirteenth & Fourteenth Series, #27489 which contains Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Fifteenth Series" (pp. 1-12), #27495 which contains Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eighteenth Series" (pp. 17-32), #27500 "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Nineteenth,... Read more
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$500.00
Basic Electrical Measurements

Basic Electrical Measurements

by Stout, Melville B

New York: Prentice Hall. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1953. Cloth. 0130598089 . Green cloth covers with gilt titles pannelled in brown on the cover and spine. In good condition with wear to the spine ends and corners, scuffing to the covers. The interior is unmakred, but there are notes on the back of the back end paper and back paste down. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 504 pages .
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CA$26.25
100 Years : A Photographic History of Iowa State University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

100 Years : A Photographic History of Iowa State University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

by Jason B. Chrystal

Iowa State University, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 2008. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$8.24
Compedium d'Électricité Médicale... Troisième édition, Revue, corrigée et augmentée d'un Aperçu des progrès faits en ëlectro-therapie jusqu'en 1868

Compedium d'Électricité Médicale... Troisième édition, Revue, corrigée et augmentée d'un Aperçu des progrès faits en ëlectro-therapie jusqu'en 1868

by VAN HOLSBEEK, Henri (1829-1879)

Bruxelles,: Henri Manceaux,, 1868.. xiii, [i, blank], 680 pp. Small 8vo (12 x 18 cm.). Contemporary half dark green morocco, spine gilt lettered (partly slightly rubbed); marbled end-papers. With 15 text figures. ¶ Last and best edition of this comprehensive compendium on all aspects of the medical application of electricity up to that date. The first 165 pages comprising an important "Revue historique et Bibliographique de l'électricité médicale". --(A few pages... Read more
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€109.25
Our Changing World: Our Electric World: A Teaching Unit Book

Our Changing World: Our Electric World: A Teaching Unit Book

by HAYNES, Muriel

New York: Thomas Nelson, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good hardcover. Later printing. Text clean. Illustrated. Reynolds is the editor. Spine ends bumped. Slight spine twist. Top corners on cover slightly bent.
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$20.00
Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

by Jenkin, Henry Charles Fleeming

1866. Very Good. Jenkin, Henry Charles Fleeming (1833-85). A.L.s. to Latimer Clark. St. Adelphi, January[?] 23, 1866. 2pp. 204 x 127 mm. Holes punched in upper margin. Provenance: Latimer Clark. Jenkin, a British engineer, served as secretary of the British Association's Electric Standards Committee (formed in 1861), which was responsible for setting and naming the standard units of electrical quantity and resistance. Between 1858 and 1872 Jenkin worked in the design and manufacture of submarine... Read more
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$750.00
Experimental Researches in Electricity

Experimental Researches in Electricity

by Michael Faraday

2012-01-10. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$117.16
COLLECTION DE MEMOIRES RELATIFS A LA PHYSIQUE [CT IN 5 VOLS]

COLLECTION DE MEMOIRES RELATIFS A LA PHYSIQUE [CT IN 5 VOLS]

by Société Française De Physique

Paris: Gauthier-Villars,. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1884-91. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 9 folding plates. Xvi, 414; viii, 412; [4], 403, [1]; [4], xlii, [2], 216, [2], 226; [4], 429 pages, including half-titles. 5 volumes. 8vo, 230x150 mm, contemporary prize bindings of 1/2 red morocco with gilt emblem of the Lycée Louis-le-Grand on covers, few spine ends slightly chipped or worn; half-titles and page [i] in Volume 4 browned. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1884-91 NOTES: The first... Read more
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$833.00
Electricity: Radio Shack Technology Series

Electricity: Radio Shack Technology Series

by Mackie Dan

Burlington, Ont: Hayes Publishing Company. Very Good+. 1986. Paperback. 0886251311 . An oversize Trade Paperback in Very Good + condition, the binding is tight with a bright, unmarked text. Fuly illustrated in color. ; 32 pages .
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CA$17.25
Experimental researches in electricity - twenty-eight series. On the Lines of Magnetic Force; their definitive character; and their distribution within a Magnet and through Space. [With:] Ibid. - twenty-ninth series. On the employment of the Induced Magneto-electric Current as a test and measure of Magnetic Forces

Experimental researches in electricity - twenty-eight series. On the Lines of Magnetic Force; their definitive character; and their distribution within a Magnet and through Space. [With:] Ibid. - twenty-ninth series. On the employment of the Induced Magneto-electric Current as a test and measure of Magnetic Forces

by FARADAY, MICHAEL

London: Taylor and Francis, 1852. First edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of two papers containing Faraday's detailed investigations of the nature of the 'lines of force'; an extension of work he had begun in his first paper (1821) on electromagnetism. These investigations laid the foundations of field theory. "Faraday's work on electromagnetic rotations led him to take a view of electromagnetism different from that of most of his... Read more
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$2,800.00
Experimental Researches in Electricity (Classic Reprint)

Experimental Researches in Electricity (Classic Reprint)

by Michael Faraday

2016-11-16. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$114.22
Partly-Printed Document Signed

Partly-Printed Document Signed

by OHM, Georg Simon (1789-1854)

Munich: University of Munich, 1851. unbound. very good. Exceedingly rare partly-printed document signed: 1 page, folio, Munich, August 17, 1851, an ornate Graduation Certificate for a student attending the University of Munich Polytechnic School, signed 'Prof. Dr. Ohm', as the Royal Ministerial Commissioner for Examinations. Fine, dark signature and in very good condition with some tiny tears along the right blank margin. Accompanied by a small black and white portrait of Ohm on a separate... Read more
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$4,700.00
Wonderful experiments! . . . Electricity . . .  [Broadside]

Wonderful experiments! . . . Electricity . . . [Broadside]

by Electricity

1850. Rare 19th Century American Electricity Broadside [Electricity] Wonderful experiments! At the [Liberty Hall (Groton)] this evening, [Feb. 19] inst. Dr. Fisk begs to inform the ladies and gentlemen of this place, that he will give one night of pleasing and instructive amusement . . . Broadside. Woodcut illustrations. N.p.: Samuel B. Hall, n.d. [ca. 1850]. 627 x 225 mm. Small portion of one corner torn (not affecting text), some creasing, minor stains, but very good. Rare nineteenth-century American... Read more
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$1,750.00
Autograph letter signed to Charles Vincent Walker

Autograph letter signed to Charles Vincent Walker

by Quetelet, Lambert Adolphe Jacques

1850. Very Good. Quetelet, Lambert Adolphe Jacques (1796-1874). A.L.s. to Charles Vincent Walker (1812-82). Brussels, July 14, 1850. 2pp. 207 x 132 mm. Pin-holes in upper margin, small inkstain in lower corner. Provenance: Latimer Clark. Discusses the construction of telegraph lines in Belgium, and some packages of books on electricity and other subjects that Quetelet was sending to Wheatstone and Faraday. Quetelet, an astronomer at the Brussels Royal Observatory, published several memoirs on... Read more
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$950.00
On the conversion of electric oscillations into continuous currents by means of a vacuum valve

On the conversion of electric oscillations into continuous currents by means of a vacuum valve

by Fleming, John Ambrose

London, 1905. First edition. The Beginning of Electronics Fleming, John Ambrose (1849-1945). On the conversion of electric oscillations into continuous currents by means of a vacuum valve. In Proceedings of the Royal Society. 74 (1905): 476-487. Whole volume, 8vo. [66, variously paginated], 580pp. Plates, text illustrations. Later library buckram, very minor rubbing and wear. Book-label and stamps of the Liverpool Athenaeum. First Edition. Fleming's paper introducing the basic principle of the... Read more
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$1,650.00
Magnetism and Electricity: A Manual for Students in Advanced Classes

Magnetism and Electricity: A Manual for Students in Advanced Classes

by BROOKS, E. E. and A. W. Poyser

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1914. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. 647pp. Green cloth with gilt stamped spine. 420 black and white illustrations. Spine cocked, corners and spine ends worn, very good.
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$40.00
Autograph letter signed to Charles Vincent Walker

Autograph letter signed to Charles Vincent Walker

by Page, Charles Grafton

1845. Very Good. Page, Charles Grafton (1812-68). A.L.s. to Charles Vincent Walker (1812-82). Washington, D.C., June 2, 1845. 1 page. 252 x 200 mm. Remains of mounting present. Provenance: Latimer Clark. Page performed experimental researches in electricity during the middle part of the nineteenth century, inventing a forerunner of the induction coil, the self-acting circuit breaker and a reciprocating electromagnetic engine. He served as one of the US Patent Office's two chief examiners between 1841... Read more
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$250.00
Practical Dictionary of Electricity and Electronics, The

Practical Dictionary of Electricity and Electronics, The

by Oldfield R.l

Chicago, Illinois: American Technical Society. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1960. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Navy blue boards with gold lettering and sharp corners. Crisp and clean with a small stain on the top text block. An ex-library book with the pocket and one stamp. DJ is scuffed with edgewear. From Flap "It's like having a staff of experts helping you. Definitions and pictures so clear you can't go wrong. Features a memory refresher." ; Ex-Library; B&W... Read more
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CA$13.95
One Man's Full Life

One Man's Full Life

by Earl E. Bakken

1999-08-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$158.41