LAPLACE, Pierre Simon. Exposition du système du Monde.
Paris, Vve Courcier, 1813.
4to (230x190 mm), Frontispiece-(4)-457-(1) pages. binding : Contemporary full sheep, gilt flat spine. The first leaves have been rebound. Some foxings. Wormhole in the corner of the book. Binding rubbed, caps and corners worn. Loss of leather on first cover.
Fourth edition augmented.
Mathematician and Physicist, Laplace (1749-1827) this "French Newton" is one of the most influential scientists of the Napoleonic period.
Price : 120 €