Recherché Statistiques Sur la Ville de Paris Et le Département de la Seine. Recueil de Tableaux Dressés Et Réunis D&Apos;Après Les Ordres de Monsieur le Comte de Chabrol, Conseiller D&Apos;état, Préfet Du Département. For 1821, 1823, 1826 and 1829
Paris, L'Imprimerie Royale, 1833. Cloth. Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1833. Cloth. Good. 10.5" by 8.5". None. A scarce collection of four volumes of Recherchés Statistiques sur la Ville de Paris et le Département de la Seine. Recueil de Tableaux Dressés et Réunis d'après les Ordres de Monsieur le Comte de Chabrol, Conseiller d'État, Préfet du Département. Consisting of numerous tables of statistics including some that fold-out fifty-nine tables to volume one; one hundred and four tables to volume two; one hundred and thirty-two tables to volume three and one hundred and forty-five tables to volume four. With reports and memoirs to rear of three volumes. Twelfth edition. In French. Statistical research on the City of Paris and the Department of the Seine. Compendium of of tables together and prepared according to the orders of the Count de Chabrol, State Councilor, Prefect of the Department. Comte Gilbert Joseph Gaspard de Chabrol de Volvic (1773 - 1843) was a French official. Graduating from an École Polytechnique in 1794, he was named prefect of the Seine (and thus Prefect of Paris) by Napoleon in 1812, an office he held until 1833. He is to be credited with paving several of Paris's streets and boulevards, the creation of pavements, and the gradual conversion of city lighting to gaslight. He also created and financed the École d'Architecture et de Sculpture de Volvic. This work is attributed to Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768 - 1830) a French mathematician and physicist best known for initiating the investigation of Fourier series and their applications to problems of heat transfer and vibrations. The Fourier transform and Fourier's Law are also named in his honour. Fourier is also generally credited with the discovery of the greenhouse effect. With presentation labels for the Statistical Society of London to half title to Volume IV. Previous owner's copperplate ink inscription to half title to volume two. In cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and occasional marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with foxing to endpapers and institutional ink stamps and slight handling marks, some volumes with scattered foxing, occasional slight tidemarks and marks to pages. With the odd closed tear and repairs to title of volume three. Good . Ill.: None. Good .
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