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    Sale 2343 | Lot 22
    Price Realized: $179With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 22

      BIOT, JEAN-BAPTISTE. Traité de Physique Expérimentale et Mathématique. 22 folding engraved plates; 5 folding tables. [4], lxvi, 538, [2]; [4], 551, [1]; [4], 514, [2]; [4], 780, [1] pages, including half-titles, and errata leaf at end of Volumes 1, 3, and 4. 4 volumes. 8vo, 198x126 mm, contemporary 1/4 calf gilt, Volume 4 rear joint cracked, other joints starting; scattered foxing. Paris: Deterville, 1816

      Estimate $250 - 350

      first edition. "A comprehensive account of contemporary physics, including not only recent original research by himself (e. g., on polarization) but also the recent and often unpublished work of his associates, particularly Laplace, Gay-Lussac, and Dulong"--DSB II, 134. Bibliotheca Mechanica, pages 38-39.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $179