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BOUGUER, Pierre
Traité d'optique sur la gradation de la lumière
H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, Paris, 1760. Plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant la pièce de titre, tranches marbrées, gardes en papier marbré. Un volume in quarto (253x187 mm), xviii-(2)-368 pages et 7 planches dépliantes Quelques accrocs à la reliure, sinon bel exemplaire Exemplaire très frais Édition originale publiée à titre posthume par son ami Louis de la Caille. Norman [286], DSB [II p. 343 : "The Traité goes far beyond the Essai describing a number of ingenious kinds of photometers, including a method of goniophotometry, and even attempting an elaborate theory of the reflection of light from rough surfaces, although this was not successful. The third and last part of the book, however, gives a valid elementary theory of the horizontal visual range through an obscuring atmosphere, arriving at a law, usually credited. considered to belong to the twentieth century"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. 4to (253x187 mm), xviii-(2)-368 pages and 7 folding plates Binding a little chiiped Fresh and crisp copy First edition. Norman [286], DSB [II p. 343 : "The Traité goes far beyond the Essai describing a number of ingenious kinds of photometers, including a method of goniophotometry, and even attempting an … [Click Below for Full Description]
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