[FIRST SYSTEMATIZED BOOK ON ACOUSTICS IN RUSSIAN] Vvedenie v akustiku I optiku [i.e. The Introduction to Acoustics and Optics]

Moscow: University press, 1895. Item #477

XIV, 325, [1] pp. 24,5x17 cm. Contemporary quoter-leather. Small crack of the spine. Otherwise good. The stamp of the private library on the title page as well as the signature of the author. The owner was Alexander Nikolaevich Linkov, the St. Petersburg collector in the beginning of XX century.

Alexander Grigorievich Stoletov (1839-1896) was one of the most prominent Russian physics of the time. He represented Russia on the First World Congress on Electricity in Paris in 1881. He is best known for his work in magnetism and studies of photoelectric effect - the discovery of Stoletov’s law. In this studies he described the regularities of photoelectric effect without knowing about existence of electrons. He spent 30 years lecturing in Moscow University where he also considers to be the founder of rst physical laboratory.

This edition is the rst systematic study of optics and acoustics in Russian - the elds that attracted Stoletov’s attention at the end of his life.

No copies in USA according to Worldcat.

Price: $1,000.00

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