By: LALANDE, Jerome (1732-1807).
Paris:, J. Vrin, 2007.: 2007
Seller ID: S12629
Series: Histoire des sciences, Textes et Etudes. 8vo. 270 pp. Illus.; publisher's edited paper strip mounted on title, one letter ink edit on p. 8. Printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY SIMONE DUMONT TO ROGER HAHN. Very good. ISBN: 9782711619399 These letters (originals at Brigham Young University and the Observatoire de Paris) demonstrate the work of the astronomer Lalande (1732-1807) and the ideas of his time, by weaving together both the love letters between him and his mistress and the intellectual and scientific correspondence with justice of the peace and astronomer Flaugergues. View More...