Author:DE LAUNAY, Louis

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Les Brongniart.

By: DE LAUNAY, Louis.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris:, G. Rapilly et Fils, 1940.: 1940

Seller ID: RH1606


At head of title: Une Grande Famille de Savants. 8vo. 208 pp. Plates, illus. Original printed wrappers. Fine. RARE. Relates to the family that brought Alexandre Brongniart (1770-1847), the French chemist, mineralogist and zoologist – who was also the director of the famous Sevres porcelain factory. His father was the noted architect Alexandre-Theodore Brongniart (1739-1813). Alexandre's son was botanist Adolphe-Theodore Brongniart (1801-1876) – he became known as the "father of paleobotany" and a recipient of the Wollaston Medal in science. View more info