HENRI POINCARÉ (1854-1912) Autograph Letter Signed to Gauthier-Villars Editions
N.p., [date of receipt from the composer: 25 April 1905]. 1 p.1/4 in-8. In French. One of the greatest mathematicians and physicists in the history of science, Henri Poincaré distinguished himself in the fields of non-Euclidean geometry, celestial mechanics and the mathematical theory of light. Through his work on Lorentz’s ideas, he unknowingly arrived at notions that implied the theory of special relativity as defined by Einstein.