London: The Royal Society, 1830. [Journal Article] FIRST APPEARANCE, a disbound section from the original journal volume. Quarto (28 x 23cm), pp.57 . Disbound sheets with marbled edges. Paper is fine, but entirely disbound. Faraday presents the difficulties of obtaining lenses and prisms of a quality sufficient for precise scientific observations, and reports the results of an experimental glass furnace set up by the Society in 1825. Item #57593
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