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HEINRICH, Placidus.

(1758 – 1825)

(Born: 19 October 1758; Died: 18 January 1825)

Biographical references: Poggendorff: 1, col. 1051.

1. German, 1811-1820.
Die | Phosphorescenz | der Körper | oder | die im Dunkeln bemekbaren Lichtphänomene | der anorganischen Natur, | durch einer Reihe eigener Beobachtungen und Versuche geprüft und bestimmt | von | Placidus Heinrich, | [...2 lines of titles and memberships...] | Erste Abhandlung | von der | durch Licht bewirkten Phosphorescenz | der Körper. | [tapered rule] | Nürnberg, | im Verlage der Johann Leonhard Schrag'schen Buchhandlung. | 1811.

5 parts in one volume. [Part 1: 1811] 4°: xvi, 132 p.; [Part 2: 1812] 4°: x, [133]-312, [1] p.; [Part 3: 1815] 4°: 313-424 p.; [Part 4: 1820] 4°: 425-570 p.; [Part 5: 1820] 4°: 573-596 p.

Rare. The first section deals with phosphorescence from light, the second treats thermoluminescence, the third light from plants and animals, the fourth, luminescence from mechanical means, and the five light from chemical reactions.

Bibliographical references: Harvey, History of Luminescence, 1957: p. 342-5. LKG: X 9. Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Booksellers (Los Angeles): cat. ??, no. 135.

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