Lot 364: Fourier, Joseph



2015-09-16 14:07:07

Lot 364: Fourier Joseph: (1768-1830) French Mathematician And Physicist, Credited With The Discovery Of The Greenhouse Effect. A.L.S., Fourier, One Page, 8Vo, Paris, 17Th July 1822, To Bernardo Jose De Abrantes E Castro, In French. Fourier Thanks His Correspondent For Their Kindness And Continues 'The Enclosed Note (No Longer Present) Enumerates Diverse Questions. The Academy Of Sciences Of Paris Often Examines Projects Of Association, And It Is Therefore Useful To Know Precisely The Results Obtained In Other Countries And The Experience Of The Most Learned Persons. There Are Probably Several Of These Problems For Which It Would Be Difficult To Find Exact Solutions, But We Should At Least Obtain Preliminary Indications' And Concludes By Stating That He Is Grateful For The Interest His Correspondent Has Expressed In The Research. With Blank Integral Leaf. Vg Bernardo Jose De Abrantes E Castro (1771-1833) Count Of Funchal. Portuguese Diplomat And Journalist Who Served As Ambassador To London.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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