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Auguste Piccard

Physicist, Aviator (28-Jan-1884 — 24-Mar-1962)


Alan Honour. Ten Miles High, Two Miles Deep: The Adventures of the Piccards. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1957. 206pp.

Pierre de Latil; Jean Rivoire. Le professeur Auguste Piccard. Paris: Seghers. 1962. 222pp. Language: French.

Yves Paccalet. Auguste Piccard: Professeur de Reve. Grenoble, France: GlÚnat. 1997. 254pp. Language: French.

Auguste Piccard. Auf 16.000 Meter: Meine Fahrten in der Stratosphaere. Zurich: Schweizer Aero-Revue. 1933. 276pp. Language: German.

Auguste Piccard. Au Seuil du Cosmos. Paris: Gonthier. 1946. 143pp. Language: French.

Auguste Piccard. Mellem Jord og Himmel. Copenhagen: Schultz. 1948. 126pp. Language: Danish.

Auguste Piccard. Au fond des Mers en Bathyscaphe. London: Cassell. 1956. 192pp. Language: French.

Jean-Francois Rubin; Arnaud Schwartz. A la Conquete du Ciel et des Abysses: Auguste-Jacques-Bertrand Piccard. Paris: Gallimard, France. 2009. 187pp. Language: French.


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