1821 Precis Elementaire de Physique Experimentale
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Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding
Complete in two volumes. The second edition of this work. In the original French. An intriguing and educational textbook on experimental physics, discussing physical phenomena and experiments. With seven folding plates to the rear of Volume I, and eleven folding plates to the rear of Volume II. Written by Jean-Baptiste Biot. Biot was a physicist, astronomer, and mathematician, and the mineral biotite was named after him. He studied the polarisation of light, and established the reality of meteorites. Collated from WorldCat, complete.
In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Light rubbing to the boards and spines. Small tidemark to the tail of the spine and front joint of Volume II. Small stamp to the front pastedowns. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd spot.
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