BIOGRAPHISCH-LITERARISCHES HANDWORTERBUCH ZUR GESCHICHTE ...
by Poggendorff, J.C.
Reprint of the 1863 and the 1898-1904, editions published by Johann Ambrosius Barth in Leipzig and the 1926, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940 editions published by Verlag Chemie with two bound volumes of 11 supplements published by Akademie-Verlag (bound in 2 volumes). (Sheehy EA231; Besterman 5638). The set remains the standard and indispensable work for information about the life and works of mathematicians, astronomers, physicists, chemists, mineralogists, geologists and other scientists of all nations. For each scientist, Poggendorff provides a brief bibliography of his writings, including periodical articles. This reprint covers the period 1858 to 1904. Over 140,000 references. Accompanied by the various supplements extending the set up through 1960. Ex library set with markings.