17 June 2008
BROGLIE, Louis Victor, Prince de (1892-1987). Ondes et mouvements. [Fascicule 1 of the Collection de physique mathématique]. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1926.
8o (255 x 165 mm). Half-title, 4-page publisher's advertisements bound at end, additional advertisement leaf for Gauthier-Villars laid-in. Original green printed wrappers, uncut (some minor wear at spine ends, some minor chipping and fading to edges).
FIRST EDITION of de Broglie's expanded presentation of the ideas in his thesis, in which he developed the idea that material particles, like electrons, have both a wave and a corpuscular nature similar to the dual behavior of light. Norman 348; PMM 417.
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