The Complete works of A-J Fresnel

£6500
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The Complete works of A-J Fresnel

£6500

A First edition 3 volume copy of the complete works of Augustin-Jean Fresnel published by MM. Henri de Sénarmont, Émile Verdet and Léonor Fresnel. Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1866-1870.

3 volumes in red leather. Front cover: Concours Général des Lycées et Collèges des Départements 1874. Spine: ŒUVRES D'A FRESNEL.

Text in French.

28 x 23 cm.

 

Tome 1:

Engraving of Augustin Fresnel by Ambroise Tardieu.

Introduction by Émile Verdet. 

 

Théorie de la Lumière.

First section. Defraction and Interference. Diffraction et Interférences.

Letter from Austin Fresnel to Francois Arago. Lettre D'Austin Fresnel a François Arago.

Second section. Constitution and Properties of Polarized Light. Constitution et Propriétés de la Lumiere Polarisée.

 

Tome 2:

Théorie de la Lumière.

Third section. Systematic Exposure. On the theory of undulations and Controversy. Exposition Systématique. De la théorie des ondulations et Controverse.

Fourth section. Double Refraction. Double Réfraction.

Fifth section. Miscellaneous Optical Questions. Questions Diverses D'Optique.

 

Scientific Correspondence. Correspondance Scientifique.

Augustin Fresnel with Thomas Young. D ‘Augustin Fresnel avec Thomas Young.

Correspondence with his contemporaries, and with his Family. Correspondance avec Divers, et avec sa Famille.

(Thomas Young, François Arago, Marc-Auguste Pictet, Frédéric-Guillaume Maurice, Sir John Herschel, Léonor Fresnel and Léonor Mérimée).

 

Tome 3:

Introduction by Léonor Fresnel. Notes and extracts from Augustin Fresnel on lighthouses. Introduction. Aux mémoire, Notes et fragments D'Augustin Fresnel sur les phares.

 

Lighthouses and Lighting Devices. Phares et Appareils D'Éclairage.

Ch. I: Project of Experiments on Lighthouse Lighting. Project D'Expériences sur L'Éclairage des Phares.

Ch. II: Bordier-Marcet double-effect reflector compared to ordinary parabolic mirrors. Réflecteur a double effet de Bordier-Marcet compare aux miroirs paraboliques ordinaires.

Ch. III: Experiments on Concentric Wick Lamps. Expériences sur Les Lampes à Mèches Concentriques.

 

 

Included with these books are the minutes from a meeting of the Société philomathique de Paris 3rd of August 1822, signed by all the members present at the meeting, including Fresnel signature.