French admiral and explorer (1729-1811). Autograph notes. N. p. Oblong small 8vo. 19 pp.
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Literary excerpts on magnetism (6 numbered pages and 1 unnumbered page in English, the latter probably written later) and from classical authors (Plutarch, Tacitus), on inventors (Newton, Galilei) and scientific themes. - Partly written on the reverse of the fragmented licence of a French merchant sailor.