Les Deux Oceans. Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Four volume set.
by Arago, Jacques; Arago, Francois; Humboldt, Alex
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Les Deux Oceans. Collection Hetzel. Imprimerie de A. Labroue. Bruxelles. 1854. 3 volumes. 12mo. 224pp; 210pp (2) adverts; 227pp. Contemporary quarter calf, gilt. Diamond embossed patterned boards slightly sunned/darkened.
Jacques Arago (1790-1855) French writer, artist and explorer joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817-20 voyages around the world aboard the ships Uranie and Physicienne. Arago died in Rio de Janeiro: he dedicates this to Dom Pedro III, Emperor of Brazil. [Patagonia, Chile, Hawaii, Brazil etc]
Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Imprimerie de A. Labroue. Bruxelles. 1854. 12mo. xxxiv, 218pp. Contemporary quarter calf, gilt. Floral embossed patterned boards slightly sunned.
Francois Arago (1786-1853) French politician, polymath.
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- Les Deux Oceans. Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Four volume set.
- Arago, Jacques; Arago, Francois; Humboldt, Alex
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