Book Description

First edition. 4to. pp. [vi], cxxxviii, 715; 6 folding plates relating to other articles in this volume; occasional spotting or browning, else very good in the original printed wrappers, which are a little creased and chipped.
Dealer Notes
Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier, known as Georges Cuvier, died in 1832, Jean-Baptiste Joseph Fourier in 1830. These éloges for them by fellow academicians contain important biographical information, and in the case of Cuvier a list of his published works. The volume also includes Siméon Denis Poisson’s ‘Mémoire sur le mouvement d’un corps solide’ (pp. 223-331).
Author [Cuvier, Georges.] [Fourier, Jean-Baptiste Joseph.] Pierre Flourens; François Arago; et al.
Date 1838
Binding Original printed wrappers
Publisher Paris: Firmin Didot Frères
Condition See description
Pages pp. [vi], cxxxviii, 715

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