Dictionnaire des Merveilles de la Nature

Dictionnaire des Merveilles de la Nature

SIGAUD DE LA FOND, Jean Rene

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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.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: rue et hotel Serpente
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Date Published: 1783
  • Place Published: Paris
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • 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.