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Discours sur les différentes figures des astres

Maupertuis's first work on Newtonian principles, which helped to establish him as the leading Continental Newtonian. The Caltech copy is inscribed on the front flyleaf by Maupertuis to Jacob Hermann (1678-1733): "Pour Monsieur Herman / par son tres humble et tres obeissant / serviteur Maupertuis."

ID: 2004-00189
Maupertuis (Pierre Louis Moreau de), 1698-1759

Creation Jan. 1, 1732

MEDIUM: Book; FORMAT: Bound; LENGTH: 5 x 7 5/8 inches; QUANTITY: 1

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