Author Faraday, Michael Birthdate b. 1791, d. 1867 Filename faraday-1859 Manuscript n/a Date of composition 1859 Genre SCIENCE OTHER Edition A course of six lectures on the various forces of matter and their relations to each other. Delivered before a juvenile auditory at the Royal Institution of Great Britain during the Christmas holidays of 1859-60. 3rd edition. London and Glasgow: Griffin. ESTC number Gale number Sample 1.1-45.9 Remarks Transcript of an oral lecture published in 1861.