Référence :PHO-289


In 4°, relié toile éditeur, frontispice 1ère édition 528 pp first edition, first printing. The contents of this volume are separated into 3 sections. Obsequies of Joseph Henry, memorial black leather w/marbled end papers, gilt titles, all edges gilt, with signature of Joseph Henry tipped in 528 clean, unmarked pages. Ecercices of the Capitol, and memorial proceedings of societies. Henry (1797-1878) was a scientist who did experiments in phisics and electromagnetics. He was the first secretary and diretor of the smithsonian institute and an original membre of the national academy of sciences(and its president 1868-1878)

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