On the Conservation of Solar Energy: A Collection of Papers and Discussions
SIEMENS, C. WILLIAM
Macmillan and Co.1883
First Edition, First Printing. Very good in original brown cloth ruled in black and lettered in gilt on the spine. With a few black and white illustrations. Inscribed by Siemens on the half title, being one of the brothers of the Siemens engineering family. Very rare thus. Charles William Siemens (1823- ) received his education at the gymnasium of Lubeck, The Art School of Madgeburg, and The University of Gottingen. He became a Naturalized Subject of England in 1859. In 1851 Mr. Siemens introduced his Water-Meter. Between The Years 1856 And 1861, Siemens, in together with his brother, Frederick, Worked Out The Regenerative Gas Furnace. Siemens became quite interested in telegraph engineering, and established Siemens, Halske, And Co. in 1858. Octavo. xx; 111 pages. A very rare and wonderful copy of this early engineering work by this renowned pioneer in communications and engineering.