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    Sale 2343 | Lot 52
    Price Realized: $375With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 52

      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

      Estimate $300 - 500

      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.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $375