By: CHLADNI, Ernst Florens Friedrich (1756-1827).
Leipzig:, Breitkopf & Hartel, 1802.: 1802
Seller ID: S9397
Square 4to. (233 x 210 mm) xxxii, 304, , 305-310 pp. Engraved portrait vignette of the author by Friedrich Wilhelm Bollinger (1777-1825) on title-page plus 11 engraved plates*. Modern half tan calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt-stamped green morocco spine label. Exlib ink stamps, bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST EDITION. THE FOUNDATION OF THE SCIENCE OF ACOUSTICS. "Chladni, professor of physics in Breslau, was the first to reduce the general association between vibration and pitch to a tabular basis and thus to lay the foundation of the modern science of acoustics. His... View More...