(Paris? Imprimerie Nationale? / L'Académie des Sciences, 1875?). Folio, 187 pp., illustrations. Contemporary pastepaper over boards, newly rebacked in morocco with spine label in gilt. Light foxing on first and last few leaves, else very good. Item #29106
An offprint from MÉMOIRES PRÉSENTES PAR DIVERS SAVANTS A L'ACADÉMIE DES SCIENCES DE L'INSTITUT NATIONAL DE FRANCE. TOME XXV.--No 1. A chemist, Pierre Antoine Favre (1813-1880), conducted study into thermochemistry, and along with others, pioneered various instruments such as a focometer and a pyrometer. This volume is concerned with the production of electricty and batteries for storage.