The Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism.

(Turing.) JEANS (James Hopwood)

The Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism.

Fifth edition.

Description: first and last pages slightly browned pp. [viii], 652, royal 8vo, original dark blue cloth, a little worn at extremities, spine ragged at head and tail, slightly faded

Publication Details: Cambridge: at the University Press, 1927

Notes: Alan Turing's copy, acquired by him (from Galloway & Porter), shortly after going up to Cambridge. Not only was this one of his earliest acquisitions at Cambridge, the book was sufficiently important to him to refer to it (this specific edition) in one of his last works, The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis (morphogenesis being Turing's coinage) in the Phil. Trans. in 1952. The front free endpaper is siggned 'A. M. Turing', with the date, Novermber 1931, at the foot. An advantage of the slight browning of the half-title, is that the signature appears on it as a shadow. There are no marginal ann...more

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Price: £8,000

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1927

Stock Number: 65520

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