[Michelson, Albert A. / Darwin, Charles / Maxwell, James Clerk] Macmillan, Alexander.
On the Velocity of Light – Small statement of Albert A. Michelson on the experiments of Young and Forbes. In: NATURE. A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science, Volume XXIV. May 1881 to October 1881. [The Volume also containing a contribution by Charles Darwin: “On the Work of Worms” / Howard Grubb’s “Great Vienna Telescope” / etc.
London and New York, Macmillan and Co., 1881. 4°. XVI, 624 pages including an original full page potrtrait-engraving of scottish mathematical physicist James Clerk Maxwell. Original Hardcover, recently beautifully rebacked with gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Few small library stamps (discarded). Also with a contribution by Darwin in the section “Letter to the editor” (Darwin responds to an article “Leaves injured at Night by free radiation” –