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Mécanique céleste / by the Marquis de La Place ; translated with a commentary by Nathaniel Bowditch.

Author/Creator:
Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de, 1749-1827.
Publication:
Boston : Hillard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1829-1839.
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4 v. : ill. ; 29 x 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Celestial mechanics.
Tides.
Capillarity.
Contents:
v. 1., 1st book. On the general laws of equilibrium and motion
v. 1., 2nd book. On the law of universal gravitation and the motions of the centres of gravity of the heavenly bodies
v. 2., 3d book. On the figures of the heavenly bodies
v. 2., 4th book. On the oscillations of the sea and atmosphere
v. 2., 5th book. On the motions of the heavenly bodies about their own centres of gravity
v. 3., 6th book. Theory of the planetary motions
v. 3., 7th book. Theory of the moon. Appendix, presented by the author of the Board of longitude of France, August 17, 1808. Appendix by the translator. Tables
v. 4., 8th book. Theory of the satellites of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus
v. 4, 9th book. Theory of comets
v. 4., 10th book. On several subjects relative to the system of the world
v. 4., Supplement to the tenth book: On capillary attraction. Supplement to the theory of capillary attraction.
Notes:
Vol. 4 t.-p. : With a memoir of the translator, by his son, Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch. Boston : C. C. Little and J. Brown.
Contributor:
Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.
Bowditch, N. I. (Nathaniel Ingersoll), 1805-1861.
OCLC:
8026702