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Traite de l'horloge a pendule, Chrétien Huygens 1673-1700

MS 144


Collection Summary

Creator:
Collection Name: Traite de l'horloge a pendule, Chretien Huygens
Inclusive Dates: 1673-1700
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Chrétien Huygens was a dutch mathematician and astronomer.
Collection Number:MS 144
Language: Materials are in French.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
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Biographical Note

Dutch mathematician, physicist, and astronomer.


Scope and Content Note

Two volumes: Volume 1 contains a handwritten translation by an unknown compiler of the five chapters of Huygens' book, plus an index. This is followed by three sections: "Vie d'Huygens," "Horloge de Chrétien fils de Constanti Huygens de Zulichem," and "Instruction d'Huygens sur l'usage de ses horloges pour trouver les longitudes." Volume 2 contains original steel-plate engravings of diagrams related to the text.

Includes French translation of: Christiaan Huygens' Horologium oscillatorium, Apud F. Muguet, Paris, 1673, with his dedication to Louis XIV, dated March 25, 1673.


Restrictions

Restrictions

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Copyright

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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 -- Horologium oscillatorium.
Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695.

Subject(s)
Clocks and watches -- Drawings.
Pendulum -- Early works to 1800.
Scientists' writings -- Early works to 1800.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Traite de l'horloge a pendule, Chrétien Huygens (MS 144). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as purchase, 1977.

Processing History

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