Geometres Francais sous La Revolution & Geometres Francais de Dix Huitieme Siecle.
Copenhagen: Levin & Munksgaard, 1929 & 1935. 8vo. viii, 251; [vi], 437 pp. FIRST EDITIONS. Both works in original printed wrappers; fine copies, uncut and partially unopened. Item #4867
I: First edition of this study of scientists, especially mathematicians, during the French revolution. Bailly. Carnot, Condorcet, Delambre, Courier, Hassenfratz, Laplace, Monge, and Puissant are but a few in this rare work.
II: First edition of the continued study of scientists during the eighteenth century. Includes biographies of D'Alembert, Bouguer, Buffon, Cassini, Clairaut, Coulomb, Courtivron, Gallois, L'Hopital, Jeaurot, Lacaille, Lahire, Mairon, Maupetius, and Varignon.