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GOULÃO, Antonio Sanches

Principios geraes de Mechanica, indispensaveis para o estudo da physica experimental.

£80

Coimbra, Imprensa da Universidade, 1852.

Description

8vo.  xv, (l), 322 pp.  With 17 folding plates of mathematical & technological diagrams.  Contemporary mottled calf.   With some pencilled annotations throughout, a few in ink, faint stain on pp. 9-16.  

In this little-known text book the author stresses the importance of steam-powered machines.   He was professor of physics at the University of Coimbra, and a member of the Lisbon Royal Academy of Sciences.   He contributed scientific articles to learned journals, including the Instituto de Coimbra, and was respected for his learning and dedication.  

Innocêncio I, 265. 

 

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