Heralds of Electricity and Magnetism

Illustration from "On the electricity excited by the mere contact of conducting substances of different kinds"

Heralds of Science - seminal works in Electricity and Magnetism

Cover of "A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field /"

A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field

Maxwell, James Clerk; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1865]

68. Electro-Magnetism and Light

Cover of "Aloysii Galvani De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentarius"

Aloysii Galvani De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentarius

Galvani, Luigi
Ex Typographia Instituti Scientiarium
1791

59. Animal Electricity

Cover of "Collection of United States patents granted to Thomas A. Edison, 1869-1884"

Collection of United States patents granted to Thomas A. Edison, 1869-1884 v. 1

Edison, Thomas A.; United States. Patent Office
U.S. Patent Office
1869-1884

70. Menlo Park

Cover of "Collection of United States patents granted to Thomas A. Edison, 1869-1884"

Collection of United States patents granted to Thomas A. Edison, 1869-1884 v.2

Edison, Thomas A.; United States. Patent Office
U.S. Patent Office
1869-1884

70. Menlo Park

Cover of "Die galvanische Kette /"

Die galvanische Kette

Ohm, Georg Simon
Bei T.H. Riemann
1827

63. Ohm's Law

Cover of "Experimenta circa effectum conflictus electrici in acum magneticam"

Experimenta circa effectum conflictus electrici in acum magneticam

Ørsted, Hans Christian
Typis Schultzianis
[1820]

61. Magnetism from Electricity

Cover of "Experiments and observations on electricity"

Experiments and observations on electricity

Franklin, Benjamin; Collinson, Peter
Printed and sold by E. Cave, at St. John's Gate
1751

57. Lightning is Electrical

Cover of "Experiments, notes, &c., about the mechanical origine or production of divers particular qualities: among which is inserted a discourse of the imperfe"

Experiments, notes, &c., about the mechanical origine or production of divers particular qualities

Boyle, Robert
Printed by E. Flesher, for R. Davis, bookseller in Oxford
1675 [i.e. 1675-1676]

56. Electricity in Vacuum

Cover of "Guilielmi Gilberti Colcestrensis, medici londinensis, De magnete"

Guilielmi Gilberti Colcestrensis, medici londinensis, De magnete

Gilbert, William; Wright, Edward
Excudebat Petrus Short
anno MDC [1600]

54. Magnetism and Electricity

Cover of "Identity of electricities derived from different sources ; Relation by measurement of common and voltaic electricity"

Identity of electricities derived from different sources ; Relation by measurement of common and voltaic electricity

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1833]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "Improvements in apparatus employed in wireless telegraphy"

Improvements in apparatus employed in wireless telegraphy

Marconi, Guglielmo, marchese; Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company.; Great Britain. Patent Office; Malby & Sons,
Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Malcomson & Co., Ltd
1899

72. Wireless

Cover of "Mémoires sur l'électricité et la magnétisme /"

Mémoires sur l'électricité et la magnétisme

Coulomb, C. A.; Académie royale des sciences (France)
Chez Bachelier, libraire
[1789?]

58. Law of Attraction

Cover of "Nature of the electric force or forces ; Relation of the electric and magnetic forces ; Note on electrical excitation"

Nature of the electric force or forces ; Relation of the electric and magnetic forces ; Note on electrical excitation

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1838]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "Notice of the character and direction of the electric force of the Gymnotus"

Notice of the character and direction of the electric force of the Gymnotus c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1839]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On a new law of electric conduction ; On conducting power generally"

On a new law of electric conduction ; On conducting power generally

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1833]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On an improved form of the voltaic battery ; Some practical results respecting the construction and use of the voltaic battery"

On an improved form of the voltaic battery ; Some practical results respecting the construction and use of the voltaic battery

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1835]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On electro-chemical decomposition"

On electro-chemical decomposition

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1833]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On electro-chemical decomposition, continued"

On electro-chemical decomposition, continued

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1834]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On induction"

On induction

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1838]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On induction, continued"

On induction, continued

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1838]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On induction, continued ; Nature of the electrical current"

On induction, continued ; Nature of the electrical current

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1838]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On new magnetic actions and on the magnetic condition of all matter"

On new magnetic actions and on the magnetic condition of all matter c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1846]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On new magnetic actions, and on the magnetic condition of all matter, continued"

On new magnetic actions, and on the magnetic condition of all matter, continued c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1846]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the crystalline polarity of bismuth and other bodies"

On the crystalline polarity of bismuth and other bodies c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1849]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the electricity evolved by the friction of water and steam against other bodies"

On the electricity evolved by the friction of water and steam against other bodies c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1843]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Illustration from "On the electricity excited by the mere contact of conducting substances of different kinds"

On the electricity excited by the mere contact of conducting substances of different kinds v.90:pt.2 (1800)

Volta, Alessandro; Banks, Joseph; Royal Society (Great Britain)

60. Electro-Chemical Generation

Cover of "On the electricity of the voltaic pile"

On the electricity of the voltaic pile

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1834]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the induction of electric currents ; On the evolution of electricity from magnetism ; On a new electrical condition of matter ; On Arago's Magnetic phenomena"

On the induction of electric currents ; On the evolution of electricity from magnetism ; On a new electrical condition of matter ; On Arago's Magnetic phenomena

Faraday, Michael; Arago, F.; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1832]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the influence by induction of an electric current on itself"

On the influence by induction of an electric current on itself

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1835]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the influence of a spiral conductor in increasing the intensity of electricity from a galvanic arrangement of a single pair, &c. /"

On the influence of a spiral conductor in increasing the intensity of electricity from a galvanic arrangement of a single pair, &c

Henry, Joseph; Taylor, Richard; American Philosophical Society
s.n.]
1837

65. Self-Induction

Cover of "On the magnetization of light and the illumination of magnetic lines of force"

On the magnetization of light and the illumination of magnetic lines of force c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1846]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the position of a crystal of sulphate of iron in the magnetic field"

On the position of a crystal of sulphate of iron in the magnetic field c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1849]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the power of metals and other solids to induce the combination of gaseous bodies"

On the power of metals and other solids to induce the combination of gaseous bodies

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1834]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the source of power in the voltaic pile"

On the source of power in the voltaic pile c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1840]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "On the source of power in the voltaic pile, continued"

On the source of power in the voltaic pile, continued c. 1

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1840]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction

Cover of "Ottonis de Guericke Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de vacuo spatio /"

Ottonis de Guericke Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de vacuo spatio

Guericke, Otto von
Apud Joannem Janssonium à Waesberge
anno 1672

55. First Rotary Generator

Cover of "Petri Peregrini Maricurtensis De magnete, seu, Rota perpetui motus, libellus ... /"

Petri Peregrini Maricurtensis De magnete, seu, Rota perpetui motus, libellus

Pierre, de Maricourt; Gasser, Achilles Pirmin
[s.n.]
anno salutis 1558

52. Magnetic Motion

Cover of "Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London"

Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London v.90 (1800)

Royal Society (Great Britain); Maty, Paul Henry; Stuart, Alexander
Royal Society of London

60. Electro-Chemical Generation

Cover of "Resultate aus den Beobachtungen des Magnetischen Vereins im Jahre"

Resultate aus den Beobachtungen des Magnetischen Vereins im Jahre Bd. 1 (1836), c. 3

Gauss, Carl Friedrich; Weber, Wilhelm Eduard; Magnetischer Verein (Göttingen, Germany)
Im Verlage der Dieterichschen Buchhandlung
1837-1843

66. Terrestrial Magnetism

Cover of "Resultate aus den Beobachtungen des Magnetischen Vereins im Jahre"

Resultate aus den Beobachtungen des Magnetischen Vereins im Jahre Bd. 2 (1837), c. 3

Gauss, Carl Friedrich; Weber, Wilhelm Eduard; Magnetischer Verein (Göttingen, Germany)
Im Verlage der Dieterichschen Buchhandlung
1837-1843

66. Terrestrial Magnetism

Cover of "Telegraphs for the United States"

Telegraphs for the United States

United States. Department of the Treasury; Woodbury, Levi; Silliman, Benjamin; Cutbush, Edward; Barron, James; Morse, Samuel Finley Breese; United States. Congress House.
Thomas Allen, print
1837

67. Electric Telegraph

Cover of "Terrestrial magneto-electric induction ; Force and direction of magneto-electric induction generally"

Terrestrial magneto-electric induction ; Force and direction of magneto-electric induction generally

Faraday, Michael; Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Royal Society
1832]

64. Electro-Magnetic Induction