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Histoire & Prestige de l'Academie des Sciences 1666-1966.

By: Academie des sciences (France).

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Paris:, Musees du Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: RH1555


8vo. 262 pp. Figs. Printed wrappers. Good. View more info

La Science à l'Epoque Moderne. Actes du Colloque de 1996. Bulletin no. 21.

By: Association des Historiens Modernistes des Universites (France).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris:, Presses de l'Universite de Paris-Sorbonne, 1998.: 1998

Seller ID: RH1557


8vo. 127 pp. Figs. Printed wrappers. Fine. Contents: Presentation de Yves-Marie Berce. / Bruno Belhoste, representation de l'espace et geometrie de Durer à Monge. / Aude Le Dividich, l'enseignement des mathematiques en France au XVIIe siecle (1600-1670). / Jacques Dupaquier, la naissance de la demographie. / Eric Brian, ce que l'histoire des sciences peut apprendre de l'histoire. le cas de l'Academie royale des Sciences à l'epoque moderne. / Simone Mazauric, le mouvement academique parisien du premier dix-septieme siecle et la constitution de la science moderne. / Pascal Briost, les ori... View more info

La Science Au Seizieme Siecle: Colloque Internationale De Royaumont 1-4 Juillet 1957. Series: Histoire De La Pensee: Ecole Pratique Des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne, II.

By: Colloque Internationale De Royaumont.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Paris:, Hermann, 1960.: 1960

Seller ID: BL4161


8vo. 344 pp. Figs., index. Printed wrappers; rubbed. Good. Contains 18 essays in French, by Michel, Vallicrosa, Ronchi, Koyre, Hartner, I. B. Cohen, Hooykaas, et al. View more info

Eloges des Academiciens de l'Academie Royale des Science morts depuis 1666, jusqu'en 1699.

By: CONDORCET, Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat de (1743-1794).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris:, A. Lahure, 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: RH1440


[Facsimile of the original 1773 edition]. Sm. 8vo. 168 pp. Plain white wrappers, spine title. Very good. Condorcet was secretary to the Paris Academy of Sciences. "His ideas and writings were said to embody the ideals of the Age of Enlightenment and rationalism, and remain influential to this day. He died a mysterious death in prison after a period of being a fugitive from French Revolutionary authorities." – Wikipedia. View more info

Science Under Control: The French Academy of Sciences 1795-1914.

By: CROSLAND, Maurice.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK:, Cambridge University Press, (1992).:

Seller ID: S11069

ISBN: 0521413737


8vo. xvii, 454 pp. 11 tables, 3 figures, indices. Gray paper-backed boards, silver-stamped spine, dust-jacket. Near fine in fine jacket. ISBN: 0521413737 View more info

L'enquête du regent, 1716-1718: sciences, techniques et politique dans la France pre-industrielle.

By: DEMEULENAERE-DOUYERE, Christiane; David J. STURDY (eds.).

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Paris:, Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2008.: 2008

Seller ID: RH1568

ISBN: 2503528171


Series: De diversis artibus, tome 83. 8vo. 1018 pp. 19 figs., index. Printed boards. Fine. Scarce. ISBN: 9782503528175 2503528171 "Christiane Demeulenaere-Douyere and David J. Sturdy have brought together a wonderful collection of primary sources that sheds light on a large number of topics pertaining to the history of science, political history of the Regency and early eighteenth-century economic history. It should be part of any university library that caters to readers of French. Ably edited, clearly presented and including nineteen pages of color illustrations, this work is a worthy a... View more info

Les eglises face aux sciences: du Moyen Age au XXe siecle: actes du Colloque de la Commission Internationale d'Histoire Ecclesiastique comparee tenu a Geneve en Aout 1989.

By: FATIO, Olivier.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Geneve:, Libr. Droz, 1991.: 1991

Seller ID: DL1061


Series: Histoire de idees et critique litteraire, vol. 300. 8vo. 176 pp. Index. White printed wrappers. Ownership ink signature of David C. Lindberg. Very good. View more info

Professions and the French State, 1700-1900.

By: GEISON, Gerald Lynn. (editor) (1943-2001).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, University of Pennsylvania Press, (1984).: 1984

Seller ID: RH1441

ISBN: 0812279123


Dedicated to Charles Coulston Gillispie. 8vo. x, 319 pp. Index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Very good. Geison was in the History of Science program at Princeton. The contributors include: John H. Weiss, Robert Fox, Toby Gelfand, Jan Goldstein, Matthew Ramsey. Geison contributed 20 articles for the DSB. ISBN: 0812279123 View more info

Science and Polity in France: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years.

By: GILLISPIE, Charles Coulston.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ:, Princeton University Press, (2004).:

Seller ID: S11117

ISBN: 0691115419


Thick 8vo. viii, 751 pp. Bibliography, index. Blue cloth, silver-stamped spine, dust-jacket. Bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0691115419 View more info

Le Monde Medical de Touraine sous la Revolution.

By: MERCIER, Raoul (1871-).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tours:, Arrault et Cie, 1936.: 1936

Seller ID: RH1579


8vo. viii, 400 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Histoire de la Societe Nationale d'Agriculture de France. Tome premier 1761-1793.

By: PASSY, Louis Paulin, 1830-1913.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris:, Felix Alcan, 1912.: 1912

Seller ID: RH1583


8vo. viii, 475 pp. Plates. Original mustard printed wrappers; spine split. As is. RARE. No later volume was ever published (based on checking for a volume II – none are located in Europe or America). On the history of eighteenth century agriculture in France. View more info

Histoire de l'Ecole Polytechnique. Illustration de H. Dupray. Gravure de H. Thiriat.

By: PINET, Gaston.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris:, Baudry & Cie, 1887.: 1887

Seller ID: RH1584


4to. xx, 500 pp. 16 engraved plates (incl. color frontispiece); Henry-Louis Dupray (1841-1909). Original printed wrappers; disbound. As is. Complete. View more info

Histoire des Femmes de Science en France, du moyen âge à la Revolution.

By: POIRIER, Jean-Pierre.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris:, Pygmalion, (2002).: 2002

Seller ID: RH1585

ISBN: 2857047894


8vo. 410 pp. Printed wrappers; creased. Very good. ISBN: 2857047894 View more info

Les Sciences Pendant la Terreur d'apres les documents du temps et les pieces des archives nationales.

By: POUCHET, Georges (1833-1894).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris:, Au siege de la Societe, 1896.: 1896

Seller ID: RH1586


Series: Societe de l'histoire de la revolution francaise. 8vo. 60 pp. Original pale green printed wrappers; first signature and cover off. Good. Charles Henri Georges Pouchet (1833–1894) was a French naturalist and anatomist chief of anatomical works at the Museum national d'histoire naturelle in Paris. Scarce. View more info

Les Sciences de la Vie dans la pensee francaise du XVIIIe siecle.

By: ROGER, Jacques (1920-1990).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris:, Armand Colin, 1963.: 1963

Seller ID: BL4243


Thick 8vo. [iv], 842 pp. Index; penciling (through p. 17) by L. Pearce Williams. Original printed wrappers; foot of spine minor repairs, a couple of minor stains to cover, prominent dent throughout much of the volume, otherwise very good. Jacques Roger had an original path in academia, escaping "the bipartition of the history of science between scientists and philosophers." Not being a historian by training, he has nevertheless helped to introduce the historical method in the field of history of science. He was Dean of the University of Tours, and became a professor of history of scie... View more info

L'Institution de la Science et l'Experience du Vivant.

By: SALOMON-BAYET, Claire (1932-).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris:, Flammarion, 1978.: 1978

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RH1589


8vo. 464 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO ROGER HAHN. Very good. Claire Salomon-Bayet, philosopher, professor emeritus of the Sorbonne; she is a specialist on Rousseau, Pasteur and Cournot. Earned the Pictet Medal of Society of Physics and Natural History of Geneva (2006). View more info

The Making of Technological Man; The social origins of French engineering education.

By: WEISS, John Hubbel.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, MIT Press, (1982).: 1982

Seller ID: RH1456

ISBN: 0262231123


8vo. xviii, 377 pp. Index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities worn. Very good. ISBN: 0262231123 View more info

Reglements interieurs de l'Academie des Sciences [1795-1886].

By: [Academie of Sciences, Paris].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris:, Gauthier-Villars, [1890].: 1890

Seller ID: RH1434


8vo. 230 pp. [pages 15-16 torn without loss]. Original green printed wrappers; covers off, good working copy. Signature of Roger Hahn. Rare. Cited in Roger Hahn's classic, The Anatomy of a Scientific Institution; The Paris Academy of Science, 1666-1803, (1971), p. 409. View more info

Pourquoi les Academies Furent-elles Supprimees en 1793?

By: [La Revue Litterature, Histoire, Arts, et Sciences des Deux Mondes] HAUTECOEUR, Louis.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Paris:, La Revue, 1949.: 1949

Seller ID: RH1572


Series: La Revue Litterature, Histoire, Arts, et Sciences des Deux Mondes, vol. 24, 1959. 8vo. Printed wrappers; cover off. Worn. Full issue of this periodical. It contains additional papers written by d'Harcourt, Deon, Gignoux, Therive, Arrigon, Humbourg, Lizop, Croise, and others. View more info