1892. Item #83506
MICHELSON, Albert A. ON THE APPLICATION OF INTERFERENCE METHODS TO SPECTROSCOPIC MEASUREMENTS. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1892. 24 pp. + 5 b/w plates. Folio, grey wrappers age-toned to brown at edges. Wrappers, spine, slightly chipped, lightly soiled. Plates show minor edgewear, not affecting images. Text unopened. Michelson was the first American (1907) to win a Nobel Prize in the Sciences "for his optical precision instruments and the spectroscopic and metrological investigations carried out with their aid."