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#3 - Andre-Marie Ampere

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Ampere and the 'Societe Philomatique'
Description                           Estimate: $2,400+          

Influential French physicist (1775-1836) who pioneered the discovery and understanding of electromagnetism; a unit of electric current was named in his honor. Partly printed DS in French, signed “A. Ampere,” two pages on two adjoining sheets, 7 x 9.25, January 27, 1821. Document listing a memoranda read before a meeting of the 'Societe Philomatique,' with topics including a 'monography of the hydrocotyle genus,' a bulletin related to a medical society, a brochure on the 'Natural and medical history of the different species of ipecacuanha,' and a commissary report. Signed on the reverse of the second integral page in black ink by Ampere, as well as by more than 20 other members of the society. Matted with a modern glossy photo to an overall size of 16.5 x 11.75. In fine condition.

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