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DULONG, Pierre || PETIT, Alexis. Recherches sur la mesure des températures et sur les lois de la communication de la chaleur (publiés dans Annales de Chimie et de physique - Tome VII). 

Paris, Crochard, 1817.

8vo (200x125 mm), 448 pages and 2 plates (p.113-155 and 225-264 for Dulong et Petit works).  binding : Contemporary half calf, flat spine. Rubbed. Spine almost detached. 

First edition.
First work by Dulong and Petit which will lead to the establishment of the thermodynamic law with the same name.
This work was rewarded with the physics prize of the Académie des Sciences in 1818.

In the same volume, articles by Gay-Lussac, Humboldt, Dalton.

references: DSB, IV, 240.

Price : 450 €

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