Reference numberNLB/4/93
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p36
TitleCopy letter from an unkwon correspondent, to Messrs Dulau & Company
Date7 February 1890
DescriptionThe Royal Society will keep Mascart's 'Traité d'optique' volume one sent in appro, and will be glad to have the continuation. Asks that the following are ordered; Beer, 'Einleitung in die mathematische Theorie der Elastizität und Kapillarität', 1869; Poisson, 'Nouvelle théorie de l'action capillaire' reprint 1879; Fredlander's Catalogue number 386; Bertrand, 'Thermodynamique', 1887; and Poincaré, 'Théorie mathématique de la lumière', 1889.
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