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These two, by the great Jacob Pieter Den Hartog, are just unbeatable. Classical applied mechanics (a.k.a. engineering). Wonderful introductions, easy to read and pedagogical! Mechanics Mecahnical vibrations
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There is hardly a book covering all physics, but for particular subjects there is some. For example: Jammer: The Conceptual Development of Quantum Mechanics. Whittaker: A History of The Theories of Aether and Electricity.
Feynman's Six Easy Pieces is an excellent introduction to quantum mechanics. For a more thorough analysis (and some philosophical ruminations), I'd recommend The Dancing Wu Li Masters by Gary Zukav. For an easy-to-understand discussion of the weirdness of quantum mechanics, Fred Kuttner and Bruce Rosenblum's Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness ...
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