Mémoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences de l'Institute de France, volume IV, pp.185-556. [Paris, 1824]. 4° (247 x 182mm). Folding engraved plate (a little foxing). Modern half calf. Fourier's most important work, a reprint of his celebrated essay of 1811 on heat diffusion which won him the Academie des Sciences prize." /> FOURIER, Jean Baptiste Joseph (1768-1830). "Théorie du Mouvement de la chaleur dans les corps solides", extracted from: <I>Mémoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences de l'Institute de France</I>, volume IV, pp.185-556. [Paris, 1824]. 4° (247 x 182mm). Folding engraved plate (a little foxing). Modern half calf. Fourier's most important work, a reprint of his celebrated essay of 1811 on heat diffusion which won him the Academie des Sciences prize. | Christie's