Pail Perrin - Etude sur les éclairs - 1873

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Pail Perrin - Etude sur les éclairs - 1873
Illustrated, Physics, Science (general) - Quantity: 1 - Fine binding - Book

First and posthumous edition of an unusual study on lightning, preserved in a beautiful binding with gilded frame and gilt lace on the covers, gilding on the edges and internal gilt ornaments.

As the author died before completing many chapters, the incomplete ones were removed, and only these unpublished calculations explaining the shape of electric sparks were published. These strange formulas, very far from the calculations of Count Dumoncel and Edmond Becquerel, are however supposed to give the key to the mystery of various meteorological phenomena. The author build an audacious bridge between science and unexplained phenomena.

Illustrated with 25 engraved figures.

Binding slightly rubbed, rare foxing, good general condition.

Weird and scarce.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Physics, Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator
Pail Perrin
Book Title
Etude sur les éclairs
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1873
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Gauthier-Villars
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Fine binding
Number of pages
108
Dimensions
20×13 cm
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