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Published by Paris: G. Carre (overslip: Gauthier-Villars), 1895, 1895
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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FIRST EDITION. 8 vo. Contemp. cloth. (4), 189, (2) pp. Text figs. Uniformly lightly browned, nick to lea. spine label; otherwise, a very good copy. Henri Poincaré (1854-1912) has been called the last of the universal mathematicians, both because of the excellence and breadth of his work and the unlikelihood that anyone will manage to do so again. His lectures on capillarity, historically based as was typical of his approach, were delivered in 1888-89. Ekelöf Cat. 1605. Not in Roller & Goodman. Bookseller Inventory # 000106

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Title: Capillarite

Publisher: Paris: G. Carre (overslip: Gauthier-Villars), 1895

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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The ANTIQUARIAN SCIENTIST (P.O. Box 448, Southampton, MA 01073 USA;, established in 1976, specializes in rare books in science, medicine, and technology. In addition, we offer antique scientific instruments, and appraisals and collection development in these specialty areas. Thus far we have published forty-one illustrated and annotated catalogues. We also co-published the print journal "Rittenhouse" which is devoted to the history of the scientific instrument enterprise in America. We are members of SNEAB and numerous professional societies relating to books, instruments, and the history of science and medicine. It has always been our policy to provide to our clients professional quality services.

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