Sigaud de la Fond was a French philosopher and doctor (d.1810) well known in the fields of surgery and obstetrics. He practiced in various countries and delivered lectures in natural philosophy. Here he discusses various natural phenomena such as hailstorms, floods, language, the sea, meteors, rain, sleep, bones, rocks, thunder, etc. French text.
Publisher: rue et hotel Serpente
Edition: Second Edition
Date Published: 1783
Place Published: Paris
Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols. iv, 493; 476 p. 20 cm. Full leather. Marbled endpapers. All edges red. Edges and covers worn. Some gilt rubbing off spines. Cracked front hinge on vol. 1. Damp stains to first pages of vol. 1. Only occasional foxing. Overall, pages clean and neat.