Apr 03, 2014 - Sale 2343

Sale 2343 - Lot 52

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DELAUNAY, CHARLES. Théorie du Mouvement de la Lune. xxvii, [1], 883, [1]; xi, [1], 931 pages, including half-titles and errata leaves. 2 volumes. 4to, 264x199 mm, 20th-century blue buckram, spines faded; contents clean. Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1860-67

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first edition. Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut Impérial de France, Volumes 28-29. 'Of all the entirely algebraic theories of the Moon, the most complete was that of Charles Delaunay, who worked within a Hamiltonian framework to generate, for the first time, solutions in the form of pure trigonometric series, devoid of secular terms'—Linton, From Eudoxus to Einstein, page 410. BEA, page 287.