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Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de, 1749-1827.
Bronx, N.Y., Chelsea Pub. Co. [1966-69]
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Pierre Simon Laplace, marquis de; Nathaniel Bowditch
|Notes:||Vols. 1-4 is a reprint of the English translation with commentary by Nathaniel Bowditch of the edition published in Boston, 1829-1839 under the title Mécanique céleste. Vol. 5, in French is a reprint of the original French edition published in Paris, 1825.
"Memoir," by N. Bowditch: v. 1, p. -168.
|Description:||5 volumes portraits 25 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Memoir [of Nathaniel Bowditch, by N.I. Bowditch] On the general laws of equilibrium and motion. On the law of universal gravitation, and the motions of the centres of gravity of the heavenly bodies.--v. 2. On the figures of the heavenly bodies. On the oscillations of the sea and atmosphere. On the motions of the heavenly bodies about their own centres of gravity.--v. 3. Theory of the planetary motions. Theory of the moon.--v. 4. Theory of the satellites of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus. Theory of comets. On several subjects relative to the system of the world. Supplement to the tenth book ... on capillary attraction. Supplement to the theory of capillary attraction.|
|Other Titles:||Traité de mécanique céleste.|