AITON, E. J.
Title The Vortex Theory of Planetary Motions.
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Publisher Macdonald: London & American Elsevier: New York:, 1972. 0
Seller ID 4226
Small royal 8vo., pp ix, [i] blank, 282,  blank and with text figures. Publisher's cloth lettered in silver. Colour pictorial dustjacket. A fine copy. 'This book tells the story of the triumph of the Cartesian vortex theory and its eventual collapse in favour of Newtonianism.' Published in the series History of Science Library.
astronomy, physics, science