The life and letters of Faraday

London: Longmans, Green, 1870. Two volumes. 8vo. vi, [iv], 427, [1]; [viii], 499, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. With steel engraved portrait frontispiece, 2 engraved plates, and numerous text engravings. Publisher’s cloth, worn, spines badly sunned; internally good. With the bookplate of Charles R. C. Tichborne (1836-1905). Item #16446

First edition of this early biography of Faraday by Jones (1814-1873), physician and chemist, secretary of the Royal Institution, and friend of Faraday. Included in the work is an extensive amount of material drawn from Faraday’s letters and his research notebooks.

Price: $250.00

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