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LJS 187 Thermomètre absolu

Title

Thermomètre absolu

Authors

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Call number

LJS 187
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

French

Origin

Written in Nord-libre (Condé ), 28 Vendemiare, Year 11 of the Republic (20 Oct. 1802; p. 12).
Date
1802
Place
Condé

Summary

Signed scientific work addressing the choice of fluids for use in measuring temperature and the development of an absolute thermometer. An anonymous unfavorable review of the work, addressed to Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, secrétaire perpétuel [pour les sciences mathematiques], accompanies De Buat's manuscript.

Notes

Watermark

Battle scene with motto Pro Patria, countermark SOI above foilage.

Extent

8 leaves : 323 x 202 (281 x 171) mm. bound to 323 x 202 mm. +

Collation

Paper, 8; 1⁸ (with outermost bifolium as paper wrapper); 1-12, contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.

Support

Paper

Binding

Original paper wrapper.

Layout

  • Written in 39 long lines; ruled in lead; text block outlined in ink.
  • Decoration

    Plate of 3 figures in ink (diagrams of the thermometer) mounted inside lower cover.

    Script

  • Written in cursive script in the hand of Pierre du Buat, with accompanying notes in another hand.
  • Provenance

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    Decoration: Diagrams, Inside back wrapper

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