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.|
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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

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    FOURIER, Jean Baptiste Joseph (1768-1830). "Théorie du Mouvement de la chaleur dans les corps solides", extracted from: 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.

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    FOURIER, Jean Baptiste Joseph (1768-1830). "Théorie du Mouvement de la chaleur dans les corps solides", extracted from: 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. The Analytical Theory of Heat, translated by Alexander Freeman. Cambridge: University Press, 1878. 8° (223 x 143mm). (Small hole in inner margin of title, top margins lightly browned). Original cloth (very rubbed). FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. cf. Gedeon, pp.176-77.

    And Rudolf Clausius' Abhandlungen über die Mechanische Wärmetheorie (Brunswick, 1864). (3)


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