Books by Charles C. Gillispie
The Montgolfier Brothers and the Invention of Aviation,
1783-84, with a word on the importance of ballooning for the
science of heat and the art of building railroads.
Princeton University Press, 1983). French translation, Actes Sud,
Lazare Carnot, Savant. With an Essay by
A.P. Youschkevitch. Princeton University Press, 1971. French
translation, Vrin, Paris, 1976.
The Edge of Objectivity:An Essay in the History of
Scientific Ideas. Princeton University Press, 1960;
Reissued with a new preface, Princeton University Press, 1990.
Italian, Japanese, Greek, Korean, Polish translations.
Genesis and Geology: A Study in the Relations of Scientific
Thought, Natural Theology, and Social Opinion in Great
Britain, 1790-1850. Harvard University Press,
1951; 2nd printing, 1969; Harper Torch Book Edition, 1959.