Bougainville, Louis Antoine de, French admiral and explorer (1729-1811). Autograph notes.

N. p., [before 1800).

Oblong small 8vo. 19 pp.


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.

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