Lettres Sur L'Origine des Sciences, et Sur Celle des Peuples de L'Asie, Adressées à M. de Voltaire par M. Bailly, & précédées de quelques Lettres de M. de Voltaire à l'Auteur


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Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736 – 1793) was a French astronomer, mathematician, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. He presided over the Tennis Court Oath and served as the mayor of Paris from 1789 to 1791, but was guillotined during the Reign of Terror.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Elmesly; De Bure
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1777
  • Place Published: London; Paris
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    348 p. 22 cm. Half green paper with pink paper boards. Moderate wear and rubbing. Dents in top and bottom of front board. Occasional foxing, especially to first pages. Ink spot on lower edge of text block.

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