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Title: The Admirable Discources of Bernard Palissy (1580)
Description: U S A, University of Illinois Press. 1957, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bernard Palissy (c. 1510 - c. 1590) Palissy is known for his contributions to the natural sciences, and is famous for discovering principles of geology, hydrology and fossil formation. He was one of the first Europeans to enunciate the correct theory of the origin of fossils and his practical application of Alexandrian theoretical works on hydraulics to the social issue of delivering public water to cities, were far in advance of the general knowledge of his time. CONDITION Brown cloth (clean bds with faintest shelf wear) pp xi 264. Copy is very bright and crisp with very occasinal edge spot. DJ is lightly rubbed to edges, price clipped. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Geology

Price: US$ 58.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 14591

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