Item #11378 Essai d'optique sur la gradation de la lumière. Pierre BOUGUER.
Essai d'optique sur la gradation de la lumière.

Essai d'optique sur la gradation de la lumière.

Paris, Jombert, 1729. <> Première édition. Inventeur du photométre, Pierre Bouguer (1698-1758) est aussi le créateur d'une partie importante de l'optique de l'atmosphère. "Bouguer is regarded as the founder of photometry, the branch of optics concerned with measuring the intensity of light. His two most important contributions to the subject are contained in his "Essai". Illustré par 3 planches dépliantes hors-texte. Bel exemplaire. Norman 283. Dict. of Scientific Biography 2, 344. Lalande 471.*Plus de photos sur mon site internet. *******************ENGLISH***********First edition. Illustrated by 3 engraved folding plates. "Bouguer is regarded as the founder of photometry, the branch of optics concerned with measuring the intensity of light. His two most important contributions to the subject are contained in his "Essai". Fine copy. *See more pictures on my web site. <> Format : In-12. [168 x 94 mm] <> Collation :(22), 164, (4) pp., 3 planches dépliantes hors-texte. <> Reliure : Veau marbré, dos orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.). Item #11378

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