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CUVIER, Georges. Rapport historique sur les progrès des sciences naturelles depuis 1789, et sur leur état actuel. 

Paris, Verdière et Ladrange, 1828.

8vo (200x125 mm), vi-364 pages.  binding : Contemporary full sheep, flat spine. Covers gilded. Prize stickers in 1855. Good copy. 

New edition.
An excellent inventory of science at the start of the 19th century.

references: DSB [III, 525: "In history of sciences Cuvier's work is vast. As permanent secretary of the Academy he had to deliver periodic reports on the progress of research"].

Price : 200 €

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