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BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. Traité élémentaire d'astronomie physique. An xiii - 1805.

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BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 

Traité élémentaire d'astronomie physique. 

Paris, Bernard, An xiii - 1805.

Two 8vo (187x120 mm), xxviii-(2)-330 pages and 11 plates / (4)-[331] to 582-16 pages and 5 plates. The pagination is continuous between volume 1 and 2. In total, 16 plates.  binding : Contemporary full tree sheep, gilt flat spine, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces. Binding with important rubbings. A cap chipped. 

Photo BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 

First edition.

Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774-1862) was a French physicist, astronomer and mathematician who pioneered the use of polarized light for the study of solutions. He was a member of the National Institute of France, professor at the College de France, the Turin Academy and the Philomatic Society of Paris.
This book is composed of four books, whose subjects are: General phenomena and means of observation, the theory of the Sun, the theory of the Moon and the theory of planets, comets and satellites.

Price : 250 €

Photo BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 
Photo BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 
Photo BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 
Photo BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 
Photo BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 
Photo BIOT, Jean-Baptiste. 
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