1 p.l., 53 pp. Large 4to, attractive modern marbled boards, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Göttingen: Dieterich, 1830.
First separate edition, originally published in the Comm. recent. Soc. Gött., Vol. VII (1828-32). This is Gauss’s “one contribution to capillarity and an important paper in the calculus of variations, since it was the first solution of a variational problem involving double integrals, boundary conditions, and variable limits.”–D.S.B., V, p. 305.
❧ Poggendorff, I, 854-57.
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