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1784 de Luc Modifications of Atmosphere Geology
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1784 de Luc Modifications of Atmosphere Geology Thermometers Barometers Science



Jean Andre de Luc was an 18th-century Swiss geologist known for his studies on meteorology and contributions to atmospheric philosophy. He wrote a number of works and letters including ‘Research on Modifications of the Atmosphere’ which contains explanations of his experiments on moisture, water evaporation, thermometers, and hygrometers. This work was the first work to include the correct rules for measuring heights using a barometer and includes Luc’s advocacy for the use of mercury instead of alcohol in thermometers.



These three volumes feature 7 fine, folding engravings and charts of the use of instruments and experiments.



Item number: #5724

Price: $599



LUC, Jean Andre de



Recherches sur les modifications de l'atmosphère, contenant l'histoire critique du baromètre & du thermomètre, un traité sur la construction de ces instrumens, des expériences relatives à leurs usages, & principalement à la mesure des hauteurs & à la correction des réfractions moyennes ...



Paris: Veuve Duchesne, 1784.



Details:

Collation complete with all pages; 3 volumes

Vol. 1 – xvi, 296

1 folding plate

1 folding table

Vol. 2 – vii, [1], 336

1 folding plate

Vol. 3 – viii, 334

4 folding plates

Language: French

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)



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1784 de Luc Modifications of Atmosphere Geology Thermometers Barometers Science



Jean Andre de Luc was an 18th-century Swiss geologist known for his studies on meteorology and contributions to atmospheric philosophy. He wrote a number of works and letters including ‘Research on Modifications of the Atmosphere’ which contains explanations of his experiments on moisture, water evaporation, thermometers, and hygrometers. This work was the first work to include the correct rules for measuring heights using a barometer and includes Luc’s advocacy for the use of mercury instead of alcohol in thermometers.



These three volumes feature 7 fine, folding engravings and charts of the use of instruments and experiments.



Item number: #5724

Price: $599



LUC, Jean Andre de



Recherches sur les modifications de l'atmosphère, contenant l'histoire critique du baromètre & du thermomètre, un traité sur la construction de ces instrumens, des expériences relatives à leurs usages, & principalement à la mesure des hauteurs & à la correction des réfractions moyennes ...



Paris: Veuve Duchesne, 1784.



Details:

Collation complete with all pages; 3 volumes

Vol. 1 – xvi, 296

1 folding plate

1 folding table

Vol. 2 – vii, [1], 336

1 folding plate

Vol. 3 – viii, 334

4 folding plates

Language: French

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!







5724

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