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One of the landmarks in the history of human thought. This is a reprint of the famous English translation, with an extraordinary running commentary by Nathaniel Bowditch of the first four volumes of the Mecanique Celeste.
The fifth volume, in the original French, contains mainly historical material and completes the four volumes of the Bowditch annotated translation. The main feature of this volume is a masterly critico-historical discussion of the subject. In addition, there are various supplements to the matters treated in the first four volumes.
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A systematic presentation of celestial mechanics ... a masterpiece. -- F. Cajori
Undoubtedly the greatest systematic treatise ever published. -- Bulletin of the AMS
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