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Augustin Bernard Mouchot, Augustin Mouchot

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Item Description: 2017. Ebook. Book Condition: New. 260 pages. French Lang:- French, Pages:- 260, It is an Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1869]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in ebook (pdf) format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. We provide you the best available ebook for your ebook shelf. Once you place the order, you will receive a link to download the pdf file. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Bookseller Inventory # 9999002163259

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Augustin Bernard Mouchot, Augustin Mouchot

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Item Description: 2016. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 260 Lang: - French, Pages 260, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1869]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: French. Bookseller Inventory # PB1111002163259

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Augustin Bernard Mouchot, Augustin Mouchot

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Item Description: ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Book Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1869 edition. Language: French. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original Publisher: Gauthier-Villars 260 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 451755797

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Augustin Bernard Mouchot, Augustin Mouchot

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Item Description: 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 260 Lang: - French, Pages 260, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1869]. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: French. Bookseller Inventory # 1111002163259

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Item Description: ReInk Books, 2017. Hardcover. Book Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1869 edition. Language: French. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This hardcover book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of hardcover binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal hardcovers. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Original Publisher: Gauthier-Villars 260 pages. Bookseller Inventory # HB451755797

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ISBN 10: 1147690898 ISBN 13: 9781147690897

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Item Description: Book Condition: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # POD_9781147690897

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Augustin Mouchot

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Item Description: Forgotten Books, United States, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: French . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from La Chaleur Solaire Et Ses Applications Industrielles Cet ouvrage traite d une nouvelle branche d ap plications qui peut avoir la plus grande in?uence sur l avenir de certaines contrees. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780243491513

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Item Description: Oberbözberg: Olynthus, 1987. 217 S., zahlr. Abb. (Alte Forscher - aktuell. 1.) Widmung auf Rückseite des Vorsatzes. Ansonsten sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Originalleinen, Deckel und Rücken mit Silberprägung. Orignalschutzumschlag. Originallesebändchen. Bookseller Inventory # 31465AB

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Augustin Mouchot

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Item Description: Forgotten Books, United States, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: French . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from La Chaleur Solaire Et Ses Applications Industrielles Cet ouvrage traite d une nouvelle branche d ap plications qui peut avoir la plus grande in?uence sur l avenir de certaines contrees. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780243491513

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MOUCHOT Augustin.

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Item Description: Blanchard, nouveau tirage 1980, 1980. Couverture souple. Book Condition: Neuf. 238 pp., 35 fig., 21x14. Broché. Livre neuf. Bookseller Inventory # 13430

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Augustin Mouchot

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Item Description: Forgotten Books, United States, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: French . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Excerpt from La Chaleur Solaire Et Ses Applications Industrielles Cet ouvrage traite d une nouvelle branche d ap plications qui peut avoir la plus grande in?uence sur l avenir de certaines contrees. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # LIE9780243491513

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Item Description: Oberbölzberg (Schweiz): Olynthus, 1987. 217 S. mit 44 Abbildungen ca 24 x 17,5 cm Orig.Leinen mit Schutzumschlag *** Die Neuauflage eines Klassikers, des ältesten Solarbuchs der Welt. --- Von frischer Erhaltung. Bookseller Inventory # 20179

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Augustin Mouchot

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ISBN 10: 285367018X ISBN 13: 9782853670180

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Item Description: Albert Blanchard, 1980. Book Condition: D'occasion - Comme neuf. Livre comme neuf. Expédition en suivi postal. Brand new book. Tracking number per all orders. Bookseller Inventory # 9782853670180

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MOUCHOT, Augustin.

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Item Description: Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1869. First edition. A fine copy, in original wrappers, of the first book explicitly devoted to solar energy, whose publication coincided with the unveiling of Mouchot’s largest solar steam engine, the so-called ‘Sun Engine’, in 1869, which caused a revolution in the development of solar thermal power.Auguste Mouchot was a French mathematics teacher, who in the 1860’s became famous as the designer (and patent-taker) of the first machine that generated electricity with solar thermal energy electricity by the exposure of the sun. Mouchot began his work with solar energy in 1860 after expressing grave concerns about his country’s dependence on coal. His work on solar energy and on the development of his sun machine forms the basis for the later developments on solar energy. "The work of Adams, Ericsson, and Shuman had been directly influenced by the solar conceptions of Augustin Mouchot, a man who arrived on the scene in nineteenth century France at precisely that moment when his ideas were likely to attract the most attention. It was a time when French industrial might was at a peak and her leaders open to new ideas, none more so than her emperor. In 1867, to commemorate the explosion of technology that had accompanied the industrial and artistic carnival over which he had presided for 15 years, France’s Napoleon III decided to invite the whole world to an international exposition that he would host in Paris." (Kryza, The Power of Light, p. 147). "His initial experiments involved a glass-enclosed, water-filled iron cauldron, in which sunlight passed through a glass cover, heating the water. This simple arrangement boiled water, but it also produced small quantities of steam. Mouchot added a reflector to concentrate additional radiation onto the cauldron, thus increasing the steam output. He succeeded in using his apparatus to operate a small, conventional steam engine. Impressed by Mouchot’s device, Emperor Napoleon III offered financial assistance, which Mouchot used to produce refinements to the energy system. Mouchot’s work help lay the foundation for our current understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam."The publication of his book on solar energy, ‘La Chaleur solaire et ses Applications industrielles’ (1869), coincided with the unveiling of the largest solar steam engine he had yet built. This engine was displayed in Paris until the city fell under siege during the Franco-Prussian War in 1871, and was not found after the siege ended." (The Energy Library). 8vo (227 x 143 mm), uncut in the original green printed wrappers, light wear to spine and extremeties, mild sporring to the first 20 pages, pp [i-v] vi-vii [1:blank] [1] 2-238, text illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 3048

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La chaleur solaire et ses applications industrielles: MOUCHOT (Auguste)

MOUCHOT (Auguste)

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Item Description: 1879. Couverture rigide. Book Condition: Bon. de VI, 294 pages et 2 Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1879, in-8, de VI, 294 pages et 2 planches repliées, demi-chagrin cerise à coins de l'époque, dos à nerfs, Seconde édition, augmentée par l'auteur, et pour la première fois illustrée de deux planches finales qui représentent le Grand générateur solaire industriel exposé lors de l'Exposition Universelle de 1878 dans le Parc du Trocadéro. La première planche en est la description technique, la seconde une mise en scène avec passants et visiteurs du temps. Mouchot fut le premier à s'intéresser de manière systématique à l'utilisation et à l'exploitation industrielle et humaine de l'énergie solaire. Bon exemplaire, Tampon de l'Institut catholique de Paris annulé. Bookseller Inventory # 63860

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MOUCHOT, A. - [FOUNDING THE SCIENCE OF SOLAR ENERGY]

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Item Description: Paris, 1869. 8vo. Uncut in the original printed wrappers. Wrappers frayed at edges, a bit soiled, and with some stains. A bit of brownspotting. Last leaves with a, mostly marginal, damp stain. First few leaves a bit frayed at edges. VII, (1), 238 pp. Illustrated. Scarce first edition of the first book explicitly devoted to solar energy, "Solar Energy and its Industrial Applications", which coincided with the unveiling of Mouchot's largest solar steam engine, the so-called "Sun Engine", in 1869, which caused a revolution in the development of solar thermal power. His 1869 work constitutes a milestone of what we now call "green energy", as it laid the foundation for our understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.Auguste Mouchot was a French mathematics teacher, who in the 1860'ies became famous as the designer (and patent-taker) of the first machine that generated electricity with solar thermal energy electricity by the exposure of the sun. Mouchot began his work with solar energy in 1860 after expressing grave concerns about his country's dependence on coal. His work on solar energy and on the development of his sun machine forms the basis for the later developments on solar energy. "The work of Adams, Ericsson, and Shuman had been directly influenced by the solar conceptions of Augustin Mouchot, a man who arrived on the scene in nineteenth century France at precisely that moment when his ideas were likely to attract the most attention. It was a time when French industrial might was at a peak and her leaders open to new ideas, none more so than her emperor. In 1867, to commemorate the explosion of technology that had accompanied the industrial and artistic carnival over which he had presided for 15 years, France's Napoleon III decided to invite the whole world to an international exposition that he would host in Paris." (Kryza, The Power of Light, p. 147). "His initial experiments involved a glass-enclosed, water-filled iron cauldron, in which sunlight passed through a glass cover, heating the water. This simple arrangement boiled water, but it also produced small quantities of steam. Mouchot added a reflector to concentrate additional radiation onto the cauldron, thus increasing the steam output. He succeeded in using his apparatus to operate a small, conventional steam engine. Impressed by Mouchot's device, Emperor Napoleon III offered financial assistance, which Mouchot used to produce refinements to the energy system. Mouchot's work help lay the foundation for our current understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.The publication of his book on solar energy, "La Chaleur solaire et ses Applications industrielles" (1869), coincided with the unveiling of the largest solar steam engine he had yet built. This engine was displayed in Paris until the city fell under siege during the Franco-Prussian War in 1871, and was not found after the siege ended." (The Energy Library). Bookseller Inventory # 49338

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MOUCHOT, A. - [PRESENTATION-COPY]

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Item Description: Paris, 1869. 8vo. Contemporary green half cloth with gilt red leather title-label to spine. A bit of wear to extremities and title-label with wear. A bit of brownspotting to first and last leaves. VII, (1), 238 pp. Illustrated. Scarce first edition, presentation-copy, of the first book explicitly devoted to solar energy, "Solar Energy and its Industrial Applications", which coincided with the unveiling of Mouchot's largest solar steam engine, the so-called "Sun Engine", in 1869, which caused a revolution in the development of solar thermal power. His 1869 work constitutes a milestone of what we now call "green energy", as it laid the foundation for our understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.The PRESENTATION-INSCRIPTION, to the half-title reads: "|a Monsieur Burdallot/ hommage de l'auteur/ A. Mouchot". Auguste Mouchot was a French mathematics teacher, who in the 1860'ies became famous as the designer (and patent-taker) of the first machine that generated electricity with solar thermal energy electricity by the exposure of the sun. Mouchot began his work with solar energy in 1860 after expressing grave concerns about his country's dependence on coal. His work on solar energy and on the development of his sun machine forms the basis for the later developments on solar energy. "The work of Adams, Ericsson, and Shuman had been directly influenced by the solar conceptions of Augustin Mouchot, a man who arrived on the scene in nineteenth century France at precisely that moment when his ideas were likely to attract the most attention. It was a time when French industrial might was at a peak and her leaders open to new ideas, none more so than her emperor. In 1867, to commemorate the explosion of technology that had accompanied the industrial and artistic carnival over which he had presided for 15 years, France's Napoleon III decided to invite the whole world to an international exposition that he would host in Paris." (Kryza, The Power of Light, p. 147). "His initial experiments involved a glass-enclosed, water-filled iron cauldron, in which sunlight passed through a glass cover, heating the water. This simple arrangement boiled water, but it also produced small quantities of steam. Mouchot added a reflector to concentrate additional radiation onto the cauldron, thus increasing the steam output. He succeeded in using his apparatus to operate a small, conventional steam engine. Impressed by Mouchot's device, Emperor Napoleon III offered financial assistance, which Mouchot used to produce refinements to the energy system. Mouchot's work help lay the foundation for our current understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.The publication of his book on solar energy, "La Chaleur solaire et ses Applications industrielles" (1869), coincided with the unveiling of the largest solar steam engine he had yet built. This engine was displayed in Paris until the city fell under siege during the Franco-Prussian War in 1871, and was not found after the siege ended." (The Energy Library). Bookseller Inventory # 47528

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MOUCHOT, A. - [THE 1878 SUN-ENGINE - PRODUCING ICE FROM HEAT - PRESENTATION-COPY]

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Item Description: Paris, 1879. 8vo. Uncut. Original printed wrappers. Some soiling to wrappers, and spine quite worn. Book block a bit loose. Internally only a bit of occasional brownspotting. (6), 294 pp. + two folded plates. Illustrated. Presentation-copy of the scarce first edition thus, being the much revised and expanded second edition of the first book explicitly devoted to solar energy, "Solar Energy and its Industrial Applications". This second edition, illustrating for the first time the now world-famous "sun Engine" of 1878, which became the greatest and most famous "sun machine" ever built, is of equal importance to the first. The fold-out illustration which appears here has become the most famous illustration of a solar powered machine and has been reproduced in all histories about solar energy ever since. This seminal second edition was expanded and revised on the basis of Mouchot's demonstration of his groundbreaking solar engine at the 1878 Paris exhibition. "He made a number of notable public demonstrations of his inventions. With Abel Pifre, he demonstrated a solar generator that powered a steam engine at the 1878 Paris Exhibition. Mouchot's exhibition engine included a mirror over 13 feet (3.96 meters) in diameter and a 21-gallon (79.5 liters) boiler. The boiler generated seven atmospheres of pressure and drove an ice-maker that produced a "solar" block of ice." (The Energy Library). Mouchot won the gold medal for his amazing 1878 sun machine at the Universal Exposition in Paris. An amazing feature of this groundbreaking machine was the demonstration of its ability to produce ice using concentrated solar heat. With this machine, Mouchot anticipated solar refrigerators, which he foresaw as becoming greatly important in hot climates, where sun-generated ice would help prevent food from spoiling.The PRESENTATION-INSCRIPTION to the half-title reads as thus: "à Monsieur Vanaut/ Expert-Comptable [i.e. professional accountant]/ hommage de l'auteur/ A. Mouchot". Auguste Mouchot was a French mathematics teacher, who in the 1860'ies became famous as the designer (and patent-taker) of the first machine that generated electricity with solar thermal energy electricity by the exposure of the sun, causing a revolution in the development of solar thermal power. Mouchot began his work with solar energy in 1860 after expressing grave concerns about his country's dependence on coal. In 1869 he published the first edition of his seminal "La Chaleur Solaire", which constitutes a milestone of what we now call "green energy", as it laid the foundation for our understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.His work on solar energy and on the development of his sun machine forms the basis for the later developments on solar energy. "The work of Adams, Ericsson, and Shuman had been directly influenced by the solar conceptions of Augustin Mouchot, a man who arrived on the scene in nineteenth century France at precisely that moment when his ideas were likely to attract the most attention. It was a time when French industrial might was at a peak and her leaders open to new ideas, none more so than her emperor. " (Kryza, The Power of Light, p. 147). "His initial experiments involved a glass-enclosed, water-filled iron cauldron, in which sunlight passed through a glass cover, heating the water. This simple arrangement boiled water, but it also produced small quantities of steam. Mouchot added a reflector to concentrate additional radiation onto the cauldron, thus increasing the steam output. He succeeded in using his apparatus to operate a small, conventional steam engine. Impressed by Mouchot's device, Emperor Napoleon III offered financial assistance, which Mouchot used to produce refinements to the energy system. Mouchot's work help lay the foundation for our current understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.The publication of his book on solar energy, "La Chaleur so. Bookseller Inventory # 47527

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MOUCHOT (Auguste)

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Item Description: 1869. Couverture rigide. Book Condition: Bon. de VII, (1) et 238 pages Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1869, in-8, de VII, (1) et 238 pages, exemplaire broché sous emboitage moderne, Première édition du premier des livres à s'intéresser de manière systématique à l'utilisation et à l'exploitation industrielle et humaine de l'énergie solaire. Sur la première de couverture, un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur "à Monsieur Gauthier", son imprimeur et éditeur. Trace de vers dans la marge extérieure sur l'ensemble du volume sans atteinte au texte. On joint un très rare tiré à part, de 4 pages, extrait des Comptes-Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences et paru en 1875, "Résultats obtenus dans les essais d'application industrielles de la chaleur solaire" (lus devant l'Académie en le 4 Octobre 1875). Ce court article est illustré d'une gravure représentant pour la première fois le grand générateur solaire de Mouchot. Bookseller Inventory # 61201

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