Physikalisches Wörterbuch neu bearbeitet von Brandes. Gmelin. Horner. Muncke. Pfaff. 11 Bde. in 22 Theile. (A-Z + Sach-und Namen-Register von G.W. Muncke, nebst Nachträgen... von C.L. v. Littrow).

Leipzig, Schwickert, 1825-45. 8vo. Bound in 22 contemp. hcalf. Richly gilt spines with gilt lettering. A small paperlabel pasted on lower compartments of spines. Spines on a few volumes a bit rubbed. Stamp on title-pages. Scattered brownspots and occasionnaly light foxing. With 6 folded engraved maps and 278 folded engraved plates.

"Muncke also collaborated with Brandes, Gmelin, Horner, Pfaff, and Littrow in preparing the edition of Johann Gehler’s Physikalisches Wörterbuch pub- lished in Leipzig in eleven volumes (1825-1845). This work constitutes one of the best records of the state of the natural sciences in the first quarter of the nineteenth century; Muncke’s contribution consists of descriptions of individual physical subjects and an excellent, objective general discussion of current physical theories and knowledge."(DSB).
Poggendorff II, 238.

Order-nr.: 53627

DKK 9.500,00