Hamilton, William Rowan. London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine And Journal Of Science, volume 46, 1846, printed by Richard and John Taylor, and edited by David Brewster, Richard Taylor, Richard Phillips, Robert Kane. 21x13cm 576pp. Bound in half-calf and marbled boards. This is a good sturdy copy, though it is missing the top quarter panel covering the spine. $450
- Includes: William Hamilton, "On Quaternions"(two articles), these following the first announcement of the epochal announcement in this journal in 1844; Michael Faraday, "Magnetic Action of Light and on the distinction between the ferromagnetic and diamagnetic conditions of matter." (two articles) ; G.G. Stokes, "On the Constitution of the Luminiferous Aether...."; G.B. Airy "Account of some Circumstances Historically connected with the Discovery of the Planet Exterior to Uranus"; plus published letters from letters Isaac Newton, Henry Oldenburg; Robert Boyle.