London: 1755. 390 pages, small 8vo, full polished tree calf. London: 1755. Very good (+). "Bonnet is considered one of the fathers of modern biology. He is distinguished for both his experimental research and his philosophy, which exerted a profound influence upon the naturalists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. " (D.S.B. II: 286).
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Amsterdam: Reynal, 1769. 2 volumes in one. xxiv, 263; , 170, pp. Short 8vo, bound in full contemporary calf; gilt spine with red & black labels (rubbed but sound and attractive); marbled endpapers, red edges. Amsterdam: Chez Marc-Michel Rey, 1769. Dutch edition, published the same year as the first Geneva edition. Charles Bonnet (1720-1793) was a Swiss naturalist with with wide-ranging interests including entymology, botany, psychology, religion and philosophy. This is his last important work, dealing with the past and.....