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8vo. ix, 490 pp. Portrait frontis., figures, diagrams, bibliography, index. Black-stamped scarlet cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities a bit worn else Very good. [br] First original edition in English. Contains a comprehensive exposition of the kinetic theory of gases by a scientist whoâ€¦.bought it very nearly to completion as a fundamental part of modern physics. When Vorlesungen uber Gastheorie was first published in 1896-1998, it was the standard, comprehensive treatise for about the first quarter of the 20th century. At the time atomic theory was under attack and Boltzmann feared that it might be forgotten, so he published what he considered to have permanent value. He did not live to see it triumph. (Book flap summary, DSB).
Title: Lectures on Gas Theory, Translated by Stephen G. Brush.
Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles:, University of California Press, 1964.: 1964
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: S12419