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Georges CUVIER Recueil des éloges historiques lus dans les séances publiques

Georges CUVIER

Recueil des éloges historiques lus dans les séances publiques

F. G. Levrault, Strasbourg 1819, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12x20cm), viij, 430pp; (1) et (4) 484pp., relié.


First Edition, a sequel published in 1827, then another until 1832. Sheepskin Half brunette time. Back smooth and net roulette. Yellow edges. Permanent Secretary of the Academy of Sciences, he was in the allocation of Cuvier to compose these biographies of famous scientists who were members. These were read at public meetings; the first volume brings together the speeches from 1799 to 1810, the second from 1810 to 1819. The book also contains the acceptance speech at the Academy of Cuvier and a preface on the future of science. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

300 €

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