Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale. 1797. paperback. 174pp. 8vo, modern wrappers. Edges rough; a few small stains, but a very good uncut copy. Paris, De L'Imprimerie Nationale. An VI, (1797).
An interesting and valuable account on the progress of the work of the French scientists during the second year of the founding of the Institut National. The first part contains an account by Dupont de Nemours' on the behavior patterns of dogs, foxes, wolves, etc. There is also a long discussion of Talleyand's "Relations naturelles de l'Amerique septentrionale" and his essay on the colonies. Smeaton. Fourcroy.pp. 71, 72-3.