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Ampère, André Marie (1775-1836)
ESSAI SUR LA PHILOSOPHIE DES SCIENCES, OU EXPOSITION ANALYTIQUE D'UNE CLASSIFICATION NATURELLE DE TOUTES LES CONNAISSANCES HUMAINES. PARIS: BACHELIER, 1834-1843
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708
Ampère, André Marie (1775-1836)
ESSAI SUR LA PHILOSOPHIE DES SCIENCES, OU EXPOSITION ANALYTIQUE D'UNE CLASSIFICATION NATURELLE DE TOUTES LES CONNAISSANCES HUMAINES. PARIS: BACHELIER, 1834-1843
Estimate
8001,200
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Ampère, André Marie (1775-1836)
ESSAI SUR LA PHILOSOPHIE DES SCIENCES, OU EXPOSITION ANALYTIQUE D'UNE CLASSIFICATION NATURELLE DE TOUTES LES CONNAISSANCES HUMAINES. PARIS: BACHELIER, 1834-1843
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (209 x 130mm.), 2 large folding plates in each volume, morocco-backed boards, spine gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, folding plates with tears, minor browning, bumped
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Provenance

bought from B. & L. Rootenberg Rare Books, Sherman Oaks, 1994

Literature

Tomash & Williams A74

Catalogue Note

A pioneer of electrical studies, the unit of measurement of electric current (the ampere) is named after André Marie Ampère. This two-volume study is particularly noteworthy as it contains the first known use of the term "cybernetics".

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