The Scientific Papers of John Couch Adams, 2 volumes. John Couch Adams, J. W. L. Glaisher, ed. William Grylls Adams, memoir.
The Scientific Papers of John Couch Adams, 2 volumes
The Scientific Papers of John Couch Adams, 2 volumes

The Scientific Papers of John Couch Adams, 2 volumes

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1896. First printing. Hardcover. 2 volumes, quarto, dark blue cloth gilt, near fine set, touch of wear and soil, light foxing to fore-edge of text blocks, with bookplates "In Memoriam Johannis Couch Adams" -- which might imply these were gifted by someone associated with the Adams family. The pages are mainly unopened and uncut at top edge. Adams' most famous contribution was mathematically predicting the existence of Uranus. Extra post required for this heavy set. Near Fine. Item #H18527

Price: $125.00