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FARADAY, Michael. Histoire d'une chandelle. 

Paris, J. Hetzel, [v. 1875].

12mo (175x110 mm), (4)-310 pages.  binding : Contemporary quarter green chagreen, spine with five compartments. First cover gilded for Ecole Monge. Leather rubbed. Paper with few foxings. 

Book offered to Charles Guieysse then 9 years old as "Exemption price for the school year 1876-1877".
Charles Guieysse will become a polytechnician (his lieutenant's ex libris stamp) then socialist activist at the head of the journal Pages Libres.

Price : 50 €

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