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[Trade Catalogue] Reiniger [E. M.], [M.] Gebbert & [K. F.] Schall
Katalog der physik.-mechan. Werkstätten Reiniger, Gebbert & Schall. Universitäts-Mechaniker Erlangen (Bayern). Schlossplatz 3. [Illustrated trade catalogue].
Erlangen, Reiniger et al., 1888. 4to (27.1 x 19.5 cm). 75 pp. (including index). Contemporary red, bllindstamped cloth; front board printed in black and gilt, rear board with black printed vignette. Patterned endpapers. Text pages printed in red and black.
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"Deluxe" edition of a rare trade catalogue, dedicated to the Duke of Bavaria
Théorie mo...
Waals, J. D. van der
Théorie moléculaire d'une substance composée de deux matières differentes.
Haarlem, Les Héritiers Loosjes, 1891. 8vo (23.7 x 15.0 cm). vii, 442 pp.; 15 engraved plates. Original printed wrappers.
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Van der Waals' great contribution to the Theory of Binary Solutions
Wedgwood, J.
Additional observations on making a thermometer for measuring the higher degrees of heat.
London, The Royal Society, 1786. 4to (22.7 x 17.4 cm). 19 pp.; one large folded plate. Disbound.
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Josiah Wedgwood's thermometer study, prompted by his desire to improve methods of producing pottery
Very early...
X-Rays: Friedrich Haller & Söhne Atélier und Laboratorium mit Röntgen'schen Strahlen
Very early applied radiology [Röntgen photographs, X-rays] including the first use of X-rays in authentication of fine art (i.e. painting by Albrecht Dürer).
Munich, Friedrich Haller & Söhne, Atélier und Laboratorium mit Röntgen'schen Strahlen, 1897. Loose in folio album. Set of nine extremely early, mint conditioned X-Ray-photographs mounted on six presentation cardboards (three with two photographs each) and with manuscript descriptions; the photographs measuring between 6.6 x 5.6 cm, and 34.4 x 23.6 cm, all housed in contemporary gilt cloth portfolio titled Album .
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First X-ray verification of fine art - Dürer meets Röntgen