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Author:
Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de 1732-1807 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81143855 http://viaf.org/viaf/95196947/  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80015691 http://viaf.org/viaf/29661946  Search this
Burndy Library http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Author:
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
275 [id est 276] pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1781
Notes:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Manuscripts of the Dibner collection, 339
Collected by Bern Dibner for his Burndy Library in Norwalk, Connecticut, founded in 1941. Donated to the Smithsonian Libraries in 1974 by Dibner DSI
Summary:
Holograph S. (1781 Jun. 30 - see p. 275 [i.e. 276]). Topics include cosmography, physical astronomy, optics, mechanics, the geological elements, sound, and light. The second part of the section De electricitate (pp. 208-223) is quoted from a French source. Paragraphs are numbered : 1289-1928. Illustrations include ink drawings in black and brown and two engravings, one folded, both attributed "a Paris chez Crepy" and the first with : H. van Loon. Index on unnumbered pages at the end ; in Latin
Topic:
Physics  Search this
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Call number:
MSS 000832 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_176870