- Dionysius Lardner. Treatise on Heat. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. 1833.
The state in which a heated body, naturally incapable of emitting light, becomes luminous, is called a state of incandescence.
- John E. Bowman. An Introduction to Practical Chemistry, Including Analysis Second American. Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea. 1856.