Paris: Ponthieu et Cie, Libraires, Palais-Royal, Décembre 1826. 8vo. xi, [iii], 416 pp. With 4 portraits. Full marbled calf, re-backed, covers with gilt floral border, front cover a bit rubbed. Bookplate for Henry William Shaw. Item #12848
This annual publication lists detailed obituaries for "remarkable" men who had died during the previous year. In this volume, for 1825, among the important deceased were painter Jacques-Louis David and naturalist the Comte de Lacépède.
Mahul (1795-1871) was a French editor of scientific works. He compiled and published the Annuaire nécrologique from 1821-1826.