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 who. . . .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). Bookseller Inventory # S12419
Title: Lectures on Gas Theory, Translated by ...
Publisher: University of California Press, 1964.
Publication Date: 1964
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description University of California Press, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ex-library with typical library markings/labels. Stamped "withdrawn". Tight binding. Flat pages. Red boards good. Your purchase benefits the world-wide relief efforts of Mennonite Central Committee. Seller Inventory # mon0000219237