1st Appearance PROBLEM OF INCREASING HUMAN ENERGY by N. TESLA - Century Mag 1900
THE PROBLEM OF INCREASING HUMAN ENGERY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE HARNESSING OF THE SUN'S ENERGY - BY NICOLA TESLA - ORIGINAL APPEARANCE IN THE CENTURY MAGAZINE VOLUME 60, MAY-OCTOBER 1900
Book Details + Condition: The Century Co. and Macmillian & Co. (New York and London). First Edition, 1900. Hardcover with pebbled cloth and three-quarters leather binding. 958 pages. Tesla article is complete at 37 pages. Written and illustrated for the first time, according to the editor, page 313. A photographer was sent from Century Magazine to photograph Tesla's recent electricity experiments and inventions to coincide with this newly published article. A total of 12 photographs were taken and used specifically for the publication. Many other timely 1900 articles are also present, including the National Zoo in Washington DC, the New York Aquarium, Route to the Klondike, Civic Festivals, Artist Profiles, and much more. Interior hinges cracked (not surprisingly for this large volume), but binding remains firm; rubbed corners and edges; light normal wear; owner info to ffep; some toning to endpapers; interior is clean and free of markings save slight toning and aging.
Photographic Illustrations include: burning the nitrogen of the atmosphere, a diagram of the three ways of increasing human energy, the first practical Telautomaton, an experiment to illustrate the supplying of electrical energy through a single wire without return, the experiment to illustrate the transmission of electrical energy through the earth without wire, a photographic view of the coils responding to electrical oscillations, a view of the essential parts of the electrical oscillator used in the experiment, an experiment to illustrate an inductive effect of an electrical oscillator of great power, the experiment to illustrate the capacity of the oscillator for producing electrical explosions, an experiment to illustrate the capacity of the oscillator for creating a great electrical movement and a photographic view of an experiment to illustrate the effect of an electrical oscillator delivering energy at a rate of seventy-five thousand horse-power...